How do I change the visibility of a block in AutoCAD?
You can select objects that you want to show or hide as you work in the Block Editor. In the Edit Block Definition dialog box, select the block you want to modify and click OK. The objects that are currently hidden are displayed in a dimmed state.
How do I delete a visibility state?
Deleting a Visibility State
To delete a Visibility State, select it and click Delete. Deleting a Visibility State will not delete objects and linework that are assigned to it. Be careful when deleting hidden linework, as it will stay hidden and possibly start complicating the block.
What does a visibility parameter do?
By using the Visibility, Linear, and Lookup parameters, we can toggle different “states” and allow our blocks to transform with a couple of clicks. For example, our block libraries can be condensed by replacing different sized doors and windows with one door that can change into different sizes and shapes.
How do I make attributes visible in AutoCAD?
If you want to see all of the attributes, on the Insert ribbon, expand the Block panel, click the Retain Attribute Display button, and choose Display All Attributes. This causes all attributes to become visible the next time you regenerate the drawing, regardless of their visibility setting.
How do you create a dynamic block in AutoCAD?
To make a standard AutoCAD block into a dynamic one, all you do is add the appropriate parameters and actions. Each parameter and action provide the ability for the block to be changed after it is inserted. After selecting the block, special grips appear that allow you to change the dynamic block.