Subject: Saving a block as a separate drawing

You can save a block as a separate drawing, and then you can open and modify that drawing as you would any other drawing.     

To save a block as a separate drawing file

   1   Do one of the following to choose Explore Blocks ():     

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

   On the menu, choose Tools > Explorer > Explore Blocks.

   On the Explorer toolbar, click the Explore Blocks tool.

   Type expblocks and then press Enter.

   2   Select the block you want to save.

   3   On the Explorer toolbar, click the Save Block tool ().

   4   In the Save Block dialog box, select the folder in which you want to save the block.

   5   In the File Name field, type a name for the new drawing file (or accept the default, in which case the new drawing name is the same as the name of the block), and then click Save.    

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