Subject: Working with the Explorer

CADdirect’s Explorer provides a powerful and convenient way to maintain and man­age many of the features and settings of your drawings. You can use the Explorer to work with layers, linetypes, text styles, coordinate systems, named views, blocks, dimension styles, and more within the current drawing or to copy this information between drawings.

This section explains how to use the Explorer to:

   Organize information on layers, manage layers, and work with layer states.

   Create and use linetypes.

   Load text fonts and create text styles.

   Select and control coordinate systems.

   Save and restore named views.

   Work with layouts.

   Save, insert, and manage blocks and external references.

   Work with groups.

   Work with materials.

   Copy, cut, and paste dimension styles between .dwg files.

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Using the Explorer

Organizing information on layers

Working with linetypes

Working with text styles

Working with coordinate systems

Working with named views

Working with layouts

Working with blocks

Working with references to external files

Working with dimension styles

Working with groups

Working with materials

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