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Editing BlockAttributes

Use the EditBlockAttribute command to modify the BlockAttribute values of inserted Blocks.

To modify BlockAttribute properties such as Layer and TextStyle, use the EditXBlockAttribute command.

To modify BlockAttribute properties such as the insertion point, height, and TextStyle, use the -EditBlockAttribute command.

You cannot edit BlockAttribute values on locked Layers.

To edit BlockAttributes:

  1. Type EditBlockAttribute, then select a Block reference in the graphics area.
  2. In the dialog box, select an item in Value. You cannot edit BlockAttribute values on locked Layers.
  3. Edit the value:
    • If the BlockAttribute is a single-line BlockAttribute, type a new Value.
    • If the BlockAttribute is a multiline BlockAttribute, click Open Multiline Editor  to edit the text in the graphics area using the Multiline BlockAttribute Formatting pop-up toolbar. The editor settings (editing in-place or in a dialog box) specified for Notes with the NoteOptions command also apply for multiline BlockAttributes.
  4. Repeat steps 3 and 4 as needed for other BlockAttributes.
  5. Click OK.

  Note: Assuming that a BlockAttribute is not defined as locked in Block, you can modify the insertion point of a BlockAttribute by selecting its EntityGrip and drag it to a new location.


Command: EditBlockAttribute

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