You create blocks by
associating objects and giving them a name.
- Create Blocks Within a Drawing
After you define a block
in a drawing, you can insert a block reference in the drawing as
many times as necessary. Use this method to create blocks quickly.
- Create Drawing Files for
Use as Blocks
You can create individual
drawing files for use as blocks.
- Control the Color and Linetype
Properties in Blocks
The objects in an inserted
block can retain their original properties, can inherit properties
from the layer on which they are inserted, or can inherit the properties
set as current in the drawing.
- Nest Blocks
Block references that
contain other blocks are known as nested blocks. Using blocks within
blocks can simplify the organization of a complex block definition.
- Create Block Libraries
A block library is a
collection of block definitions stored in a single drawing file.
You can use block libraries supplied by Autodesk or other vendors
or create your own.
- Use Tool Palettes to Organize
You can use tool palettes
to organize blocks that are stored in one drawing file or separate
- Create Construction Geometry
Within a Block
You can convert objects
to construction geometry in the Block Editor.