Subject: Attaching referenced files

To attach an externally referenced file

CADdirect_1">   1   Do one of the following to choose Explore External References ():     

   On the ribbon, choose Tools > External References (in Explorer).

   On the menu, choose Tools > Explorer > External References.

   On the Explorer toolbar, click the Explore External Reference tool.

   Type exprefs and then press Enter.

   2   Do one of the following:

   Choose Edit > New > External Reference.

   On the Explorer toolbar, click the New Item tool ().

   3   In Files of type, select the type of file to attach, then click Open.

   4   Specify the insertion point for the file and complete the additional prompts.

   5   To complete the command and return to your drawing, close the window.

After an external file is attached, the Manage Xrefs icon displays in the status bar, notifying that the drawing contains a linked external reference file.

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