Changing the Color of Blocks
Concept Procedure Quick Reference
NoteThis procedure applies only to drawing data.

To change the block color in your current drawing

  1. Use the INSERT command to add another instance of the block.
  2. Explode the new block.
  3. At the Command prompt, enter chprop

    Select objects: Select the objects in the exploded block

    Enter property to change (Color/LAyer/LType/ltScale/LWeight/Thickness)? C

    Enter new color <varies>: BYBLOCK

    Enter property to change (Color/LAyer/LType/ltScale/LWeight/Thickness)?

    Press Enter

  4. Redefine the block with the BLOCK command and select the objects in the exploded block.

This procedure redefines all instances of the block. The blocks then show the color you defined in the Set Property Alterations dialog box.