Use this dialog to define
or modify the drawing set for the current drawing. Attach drawings
that you will use with the current drawing. Activate only those
drawings you want to search for the current query.
In addition, you can
change drawing settings such as description, simple transformation,
or save back extents.
AutoCAD Map 3D stores the
changes you make to the drawing set with the current drawing. The
next time you open this drawing, your new settings will be in effect.
- Attached Drawings list
View all drawings attached
to the current drawing.
The first column specifies
if the drawing is active. Only active drawings are searched during queries.
- Yes indicates the drawing is active.
- Locked indicates the drawing is inactive,
and you have locks on objects in the drawing.
- No indicates the drawing is inactive.
If the drawing has a
description assigned to it, that description appears in the list
instead of the file name. For information on how to assign a description
to a drawing, see Drawing Settings dialog box.
Activate all selected
Queries search only active
drawings; they do not search inactive drawings.
Deactivate all selected
Queries do not search
deactivated drawings. Queries search only active drawings.
If you deactivate a drawing
that contains objects you've locked, the status of the drawing changes to
- Select All
Highlight all drawings
in the list.
- Clear All
Remove the highlighting
from all drawings in the list.
- Drawing Settings
Display the Drawing Settings dialog box,
where you can change the drawing description, simple transformation
settings, or save back extents.
- Show Nested
When selected, the Attached
Drawings list displays nested drawings attached to active drawings.
Nested drawings attached to inactive drawings are not displayed.
If a drawing has nested
drawings, a plus sign (+) appears before the drawing name.
A nested drawing is a
drawing that is not attached directly to the current drawing, but
is attached to a drawing in the drawing set.
When not selected, only
top-level drawings appear in the Attached Drawings list.
Select Filter to
turn on the current drawing filter.
When the filter is on,
only drawings that match the filter are displayed. If the parent
drawing of a nested drawing is filtered, the nested drawing is not
displayed, even if it matches the filter.
To create or change the
filter, click Filter. In the Drawing Set Display Filter dialog box,
you can create separate filters for file names and descriptions.
Display the Select Drawings to Attach dialog box,
where you can attach additional source drawings to the current drawing.
To attach drawings to
a source drawing, open the source drawing directly, and then attach
To open the source drawing,
click Open AutoCAD
Detach the selected drawings
from the current drawing.
If you detach a parent
drawing, all nested drawings attached to that drawing are also detached.