Your question: How do you insert a block reference in AutoCAD?

How do you create a block reference in AutoCAD?

To Insert a Block Reference

  1. Select an icon or a block name from the block definitions displayed in the gallery. Click the location for the block reference.
  2. Click the Recent Blocks option. From the Blocks palette, click and place the block reference. …
  3. Click the Blocks from Other Drawings option.

What is a block reference in AutoCAD?

Block Reference is an INSERT of a block. It is pretty much just an insertion point and basic information about the Insertion of that block reference, because to display that block it looks the information up from the Block Definition, This reduces the number of actual entities in your drawing.

How do I import a block library in AutoCAD?

Import AutoCAD block definitions

  1. Open a dwg file or start a new file using a dwg template.
  2. On the ribbon, click Annotate tab Symbols panel Import AutoCAD Block .
  3. In the Import Block dialog box, browse to and select the dwg file that contains the block definition.
  4. In the Block area, select the block to insert.

How do I insert a block in AutoCAD 2018?

Insert a block in AutoCAD

  1. Go to Home tab> Block panel> Insert to start the INSERT command and open the Insert dialog box.
  2. From the Name drop-down list, choose the block that you want to insert. …
  3. In the Insertion Point section, you would usually leave the default setting, which is to specify the insertion on-screen.
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