Subject: Working with references to external files

In CADdirect’s Explorer, you can work with any file that is referenced from an open drawing. In addition to commonly used xrefs, or externally referenced drawing files, you can also manage raster images, .dwf files, .dgn files, .pdf files, and point clouds directly from the Explorer.

When you reference an external file from a drawing, the contents of referenced file appear in the current drawing, but the contents themselves are not added to the draw­ing.

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Displaying information about referenced files in the Explorer

Attaching referenced files

Modifying the settings for referenced files

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