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Renaming Styles and Drawing Elements

Use the Rename command to change the names associated with Blocks, Layers, LineStyles, RichLineStyles, TextStyles, TableStyles, DimensionStyles, Custom Coordinate Systems, and views.

For certain drawing entities, standard items cannot be renamed or deleted because the drawing for these types must contain at least one basic item, including the:

  • Layer 0
  • LineStyles ByBlock, ByLayer, or Continuous
  • RichLineStyle Standard
  • TextStyle Standard
  • TableStyle Standard
  • PrintStyle Normal

To rename styles and drawing elements:

  1. Click Format > Rename (or type Rename).
  2. In the dialog box, navigate to the item to rename.
  3. The dialog box displays all items defined in the drawing.

  4. Select an item.
  5. For Name, type the new name.
  6. Click Rename.
  7. Click Close.

Access

Command: Rename

Menu: Format > Rename



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