Autodesk Reference Manager Window
Start menu (Windows)
two panes for listing referenced files in selected drawings and
modifying saved reference paths without opening the drawings in
Displays a pane on the left with a tree view
of drawings and the file references saved in them. You add drawing
files to the tree view to make the file reference paths that are
saved in them available for editing. The information in the tree
view can be listed in two styles: List by Drawing or List by Reference Type.
a list of drawings added to the tree view. Each drawing node can
be expanded to display several types of file reference. Each type of
file reference can also be expanded to display the references of
that type. Drawings with xrefs may contain several nesting levels
of references. If one or more references in a drawing cannot be located,
the drawing icon is broken diagonally. If the missing reference
is an xref, the icon for the xref displays with a red exclamation
point (!) in it.
Displays a list of reference types saved in
the drawings that have been added to the tree view. Each reference
type can be expanded to display a list of the files of that type.
a pane on the right with the file references from the item selected in
the tree view. If All Drawings or By Reference is selected in the
tree view, all references are displayed in the Reference list. Information
about each reference is displayed under several columns.
Identifies the type of reference file. Supported reference
types include xref attachments, xref overlays, text fonts, plot
styles, plot configurations, standards, images, and shapes.
Identifies whether a reference was found using the
path saved in the drawing (Resolved), a path different from the
one saved in the drawing (Found in Different Location), or whether
the reference could not be located (Not Found).
Displays the name and extension of the referenced
file; for example, txt.shx.
Displays the name used for the reference in
the drawing. For example, Standard is the default name assigned
path that is currently saved in the drawing for the reference. If
Saved Path is blank, it means that no path was saved for the reference
and AutoCAD will search for it using an assigned search path.
The path where the referenced file will
be found by AutoCAD.
The drawing file that contains the
The database version of the AutoCAD
drawing that contains the reference. Several releases of AutoCAD
may use the same database version.