Removes unused items,
such as block definitions and layers, from the drawing.
The -purge command provides the ability to remove
unused items from a drawing through scripts. -PURGE removes only
one level of reference. Repeat -PURGE until there are no unreferenced,
named objects. You can use PURGE or -PURGE at any time during a
NoteThe PURGE command
will not remove unnamed objects (zero-length geometry or empty text
and mtext objects) from blocks or locked layers.
List of Prompts
The following prompts are displayed.
Type of Unused Objects
Deletes unused applications
from blocks, dimension styles, layers, linetypes, materials, multileader
styles, plot styles, shapes, text styles, multiline styles, table
styles, visual styles, regapps, zero-length geometry, empty text objects,
- Enter Name (s) to Purge
Enter an object name
of * to list the objects.
- Verify Each Name to Be Purged?
Enter y to
verify each name.