Chapter 8. Using Blocks, Groups, Xrefs, and Designcenter

One of AutoCAD's best qualities is its ability to let you get the most mileage from your drawings. AutoCAD includes several features that help you organize your work so that a single drawing can serve multiple purposes. You can also create sets of objects that can be easily reproduced and modified. To get the most out of AutoCAD, you'll want to be as familiar as possible with these organizational features.

One of the most frequently used features is the block, which is a collection of objects that behaves like a single object. Blocks can be duplicated easily, like images from a rubber stamp. And if you need to make a change to several duplicate blocks, you can change one block, and all the ...

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