Everything from Arrays to Xrefs
In This Chapter
Introducing associative arrays, external references (xrefs), raster images, and dynamic blocks
Creating associative arrays
Attaching and managing xrefs, DWFs, and PDFs
Controlling xref paths
Importing other file formats
Attaching and managing raster image files
Authoring dynamic blocks
Simple arrays have served AutoCAD users well for many years. They’re basically just a quick way of producing multiple copies of drawing objects in regular patterns. If you’re not familiar with simple arrays, flip to Chapter 11.
Associative arrays are dynamic: that is, you can edit them by changing the number of items, changing the definition of the objects being arrayed, or substituting a different object set for one or more object sets in an array. ...