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SeanSweeney (Civil/Environmental) (OP)
9 Jan 06 2:01
I am trying to use REFEDIT and get this message up

** AcDbZombieEntity objects cannot be edited in place

Any ideas why it wont allow me to do the editing?
Exxit (Computer)
9 Jan 06 2:52
seansweeney,

do You have an application, third party-program? I think it's a proxywarning, and You have to convert these objects into acad-objects with this application.

Lothar

ADT 2004
ACAD 2002

SeanSweeney (Civil/Environmental) (OP)
9 Jan 06 5:23
I GUESS WE DO USE A THIRD PARTY PROGRAMME TO PRODUCE THESE DRAWINGS BUT THE PROGRAMME IS NOT ACTUALLY ACTIVE WHEN THE REFEDIT COMMAND IS ISSUED SO THE DRAWING IS AN AUTOCAD DRAWING ALREADY (THE COMMAND IS USED ON AN XREF RATHER THAN A BLOCK).

THANKS ANYWAY.
Exxit (Computer)
9 Jan 06 5:57
Yes,

but I think, Acad can't read the objects without error, because they are not really Acad-objects. Ask the Editor for converting these objects

L.

ADT 2004
ACAD 2002

borgunit (Mechanical)
9 Jan 06 6:50
Try eploding the objects. If it lets you, they should turn back to lines and circles (etc) again.

"Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects." — Will Rogers

SeanSweeney (Civil/Environmental) (OP)
9 Jan 06 14:21
kind of off the point. This is an xref - bog standard drawing which acad has no problems with when used directly. It is when that same drawing is xrefed into another and then in that other, the refedit command is used. All the objects in the initial drawing are functioning as normal and recognizable to acad, just we get this strange zombie message on the use of refedit.
borgunit (Mechanical)
10 Jan 06 10:29
Explains a little. You need to edit them with the same app that created them (eg AutoCAD Mechanical, etc..) Else go back to original dwg and explode the object.

"Everybody is ignorant, only on different subjects." — Will Rogers

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