Resolve External Reference File Dialog
 
 
 

The Resolve External Reference File dialog is displayed when 3ds Max can't find the externally referenced files it needs in an attached DWG file.

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Interface

Xref Stored File Name

Displays the external reference path stored in the attached drawing.

Referenced by

Displays the path of the attached drawing.

As Block Name

Displays the name of the block reference in the attached drawing. The block name is usually the same as the xref name, but it can be different.

File Name for File Link

When 3ds Max can't locate the linked file, use this field to enter another path and file name. 3ds Max verifies that the file exists at that location and reports its status in the lower left of the dialog.

Browse

Lets you use the file system to find another file for the link. Choosing a file this way enters file path and name in the File Name For File Link field.

All Xref Files group

Controls whether and how 3ds Max resolves external references from File Link.

Prompt Only if File Cannot be Found

Searches for the externally referenced file and all unresolved external references from File Link in the attached drawing by using the stored file name in the locations listed in this dialog and in the order they appear.

Do Not Resolve any Xrefs

Doesn't resolve this externally referenced file or any other unresolved external references from File Link in the attached drawing. However, any external references from File Link resolved before you turn on Do Not Resolve Any Xrefs will still be resolved.

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OK

Resolves this externally referenced file.

Don't Resolve This File

Doesn't resolve this externally referenced file, but will prompt for any other external references from File Link to resolve.