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WriteBlockByName Method (IDocument)

Saves the specified Block in this drawing to a new drawing file.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Sub WriteBlockByName( _
   const dsString& BlockName As System.String, _
   long Units As System.Integer, _
   const dsString& Destination As System.String _
void WriteBlockByName( 
   System.string BlockName,
   System.int Units,
   System.string Destination
   BlockName : String,
   Units : Number,
   Destination : String
COM native C++ 
HRESULT WriteBlockByName( 
   BSTR BlockName,
   LONG Units,
   BSTR Destination
DSRESULT WriteBlockByName( 
   const dsString& BlockName,
   long Units,
   const dsString& Destination


Name of the Block to save to a drawing file (see Remarks)
Units as defined in dsBlockInsertUnits_e to use for automatic scaling when the file is inserted in a drawing that uses different units
Path and filename where to save this block, e.g., "c:\my_block.dwg"


Use IBlockDefinition::GetName to specify BlockName.

This method corresponds to the _EXPORTDRAWING command.


See Also


DraftSight 2017 SP2

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