Paste Special Dialog Box

Paste Special Dialog Box

You can either embed file data or link file data. Linked data is updated when you
open the drawing.

When you copy objects to the Clipboard, information is stored in all available formats.
When you paste the Clipboard contents into a drawing, you can choose from the available

List of Options

The following options are displayed.


Displays the name of the document that contains the information you copied. It may
also show the specific section of the document you copied.


Pastes the contents of the Clipboard into the current drawing as an embedded object.

Paste Link

Pastes the contents of the Clipboard into the current drawing. If the source application
supports an OLE or data link, a link is created to the original file.


Displays applicable formats in which you can paste the contents of the Clipboard into
the current drawing.

If you select the AutoCAD Entities option, the metafile graphics in the Clipboard
are converted to AutoCAD objects. If the metafile graphics are not converted, the
metafile is displayed as an OLE object. (Not available in AutoCAD LT)

Display as Icon

Inserts a picture of the application icon instead of the data. To view or edit the
data, double-click the icon.

Learning AutoCad

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