If you plan to use a
query more than once, you can save it.
You can save the query
with the current drawing, or you can save it to an external file.
Saving to an external file is useful if you want to share a query with
another user or use it in another drawing.
If you save the query
to an external file you can specify several additional settings:
- Save List Of Active
Drawings — Sets the drawing status to Active for
drawings involved in the saved query.
- Save Location Coordinates — Stores
the coordinates used for location queries. If you do not save the
location query coordinates, AutoCAD Map 3D prompts you for them when
you execute the query.
- Keep Reference In Library — Maintains
a list of the external queries in the Query Library.
If you plan to reference the query in the Query Library,
you must provide a name and description for it.
- Save Alter Properties — Saves
the property alteration definition with the query.
- Auto Execute — Executes
the query in addition to loading it. If you do not select Auto
Execute, AutoCAD Map 3D displays the query in the Define
Query dialog box and waits for you to click Execute
Query. Do not select this option if you want to modify
a query before you run it.
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