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    Find and select the imported cad drawings in any given model?

    Hey all,
    I am trying to find and select the imported cad drawings in any given model. How do I get it to specify or navigate/highlight (make it easy to locate) to a selected imported dwg?

    see image 1 for what I did. See image 2 showing two CAD drawings 1 Linked and the other Imported.

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    Use Documents.LinksAndImports from the Clockwork package

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    Quote Originally Posted by DanielHurtubise View Post
    Use Documents.LinksAndImports from the Clockwork package
    Would I use that instead of the Element Types?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wwdreamb View Post
    Would I use that instead of the Element Types?
    OK this is what I came up with and it works! After I see the list of Imported documents, I can attach the Erase tool and run it again and BOOM they gone!

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    Selectively erase?

    Will this allow me to SELECTIVELY erase certain cad imports?

    Quote Originally Posted by wwdreamb View Post
    OK this is what I came up with and it works! After I see the list of Imported documents, I can attach the Erase tool and run it again and BOOM they gone!


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    Based on what SELECTION criteria?

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    Use a Data-Shapes dialog box to have the user select the import instances to remove

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