Overview of Editing and Saving Objects in Attached Drawings
Concept Procedure Quick Reference
 
 
 
To do this... Use this method...
Zoom to the extents of selected drawings In Map Explorer, right-click Drawings. Click Zoom Extents.

See Zooming to the Extents of Selected Drawings

View objects in source drawings In Map Explorer, right-click Drawings. Click Quick View.

See Viewing All Objects in Selected Attached Drawings

Edit objects in attached drawings
  1. Run a query to retrieve the objects to edit.
  2. Click Home tabData panel Add To Save Set. At the Command prompt, enter adeselobjs.Select the objects to edit.

See Editing Objects in Attached Drawings

Add objects to the save set and lock the objects Click Home tabData panel Add To Save Set. At the Command prompt, enter adeselobjs.

See Adding an Object to the Save Set

View objects in the save set Click Home tabData panel Show Objects In Save Set. At the Command prompt, enter adeshowobjs.

See Viewing Objects in the Save Set

Save objects back to attached source drawings Add objects to the save set. Click Home tabData panel Save To Source. At the Command prompt, enter adesaveobjs.

See Saving Queried Objects Back to Attached Drawings and Saving New Objects to Attached Drawings

Save objects to the current drawing or a new drawing.

Click Save.

Click Save As AutoCAD Drawing.

See Saving Objects to the Current Drawing and Saving Objects to a New Drawing.

Set editing and save back options Click Map Setup tabMap panelangle-arrow. At the Command prompt, enter mapoptions.

See Setting Save Back Options