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    I am learning to make blocks. I understand how to make a block itself. And I understand how to use the attdef command. But how do you retrieve the block definition to actually use it? I tried INSERT BLOCK but it didn't come up. Also, how do you make several attributes for the same block?

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    Try just INSERT, not INSERT BLOCK.
    A block may have as many attributes as you wish. Use ATTDEF again and again, until you have enough attributes. Make the other geometry (lines, circles...) and finally use the BLOCK command selecting all of the attributes.
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    Welcome to the forum annabelle. Is the block being used in just this particular drawing or will it be used in other drawings as well? Just curious.
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    I just used it once, just for a homework assignment. And thanks Fuccaro, now I got it to work.

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