External References Palette
The External References palette organizes, displays, and manages referenced files,
such as DWG files (xrefs), DWF, DWFx, PDF, or DGN underlays, raster images, point
clouds (RCP and RCS files), and coordination models (NWD and NWC files).
Only DWG, DWF, DWFx, PDF, and raster image files can be opened directly from the External
Shortcut menus provide additional options for working with the files.
List of Options
The following options are displayed.
External References Palette Toolbar
- List and Tree View buttons
- List of Referenced Files
Displays a list of references in the current drawing, including information such as
status, size, and date of creation.
Double-click the file name to edit it. Double-click the cell under Type to change
the path type (DWG only).
Displays information or a preview image of a selected reference.
- Detail Display and Thumbnail Preview buttons
- Preview image
Shows a thumbnail image of the file selected under File References.
- Detail Display
Provides information about the file selected under File References. You can modify
some information by clicking the right column.
ly DWG, DWF, DWFx, PDF, and raster image files can be opened directly from the External References palette. Shortcut menus provide additional options for …External References palette when you are logged into a vault. You can manage the relationships between a host file …External References palette to choose the types of files to attach to …External References palette can be set to display file reference properties or a preview image of the selected file reference.references in the current drawing. You can display these file references in a list or in a tree structure. List of Options The following options are …External References palette. When working in the File References pane, there are several shortcut menus …External References palette. By default, the …External Reference palette, and then right-clicked to Detach, Bind, Unload, or Reload the reference, the command did not work.External References palette is displayed.