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Sets the insertion base point for the current drawing.

Access Methods


 Ribbon: Insert tabBlock panelSet Base PointNot available on the ribbon in the current workspace.
 Menu: DrawBlockBaseNot available in menus in the current workspace.
 Command entry: base (or 'base for transparent use)


The base point is expressed as coordinates in the current UCS. When you insert or externally reference the current drawing into other drawings, this base point is used as the insertion base point.