How to create block

by Rezz on December 14, 2010

In this autocad tutorial you will learn how to create drawing block. What is drawing block? Block is a group of object in your drawing. For example engineer might need to reuse bolt at many places, if he draw the hex blot every time he need it than it not a productive way to work. Block is the best way to reuse every hex bolt he need.

1. Draw the hexagon bolt first from this tutorial.

2. Click at the bulb on DIM layer to turn it off.
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3. Select the top view of the hexagon bolt.
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4. Click Create from Block Ribbon,
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Block Definition pop up and fill block name.
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5. Specify base point of the block, click Pick point box.
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click at the center of the hex bolt as base point of insertion.
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Click OK.
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6. Your block creation is done, how to use it?
Click Insert, autocad-tutorial-insert-block
Select the block from the list, click OK.
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Click on the drawing to insert the block.
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