XRef Object Rollout
 
 
 
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Select an XRef object. Modify panel XRef Object rollout

When you've selected an XRef object in a scene, the XRef Object rollout appears along with the Proxy Object rollout on the Modify panel. The modifier stack for the XRef object simply displays “XRef Object.”

Interface

These controls let you change the file path, file name, and object name of the source of the XRef object.

ImportantThe specified file must contain an object of the specified name, or no XRef object will appear in your scene. Instead, a small X appears as a placeholder.
Highlight Corresponding XRef Record in the XRef Objects Dialog

Click to open the XRef Objects dialog, with the selected object's record highlighted.

File name field

Displays the path and file name of the scene file containing the source of the XRef object. You can edit this to point to a different path and file.

File name display

Displays the file name only, without the path.

Path button

Click to display the Open File dialog from which you can specify a different path and file name for the source file.

Object name field

Displays the name of the source object pointed to in the source file. You can edit the name field to reference another object.

Object name display

Displays the name of the source object.

Path button

Click to display the XRef Merge dialog pointing to the scene in the XRef File Name field. Here, you can specify a different object to be used as the XRef object.