AutoCAD: How to control the recent block history in the Block Insert Palette

April 14, 2021 Jeff Arbogast

Issue:

You would like to know how to control the number of recently inserted Blocks on the Block Insert Palette.

Causes:

This is as Designed.

Solution:

How to control the recent block history in the Block Insert Palette

BLOCKMRULIST System Variable

  • Type BLOCKMRULIST on the command line and select the <Enter> Button on your Keyboard.
  • Type the number of recently inserted files you would like to see and select the <Enter> button on your Keyboard. (The default is 50)

 

Note: You should now only see the number of recently inserted files set in the variable on the Block Insertion Palette.

 

  • If you would like to have an alias that will launch the Classic Insert command, take a look at this link.

https://resources.imaginit.com/autocad/how-to-set-an-alias-for-the-old-block-insert-command

About the Author

Jeff Arbogast

Manufacturing Solution Center Team Lead<br><br>Jeff is responsible for manufacturing Technical Support for both internal staff and customers. In addition to the daily activities of the support center, he helps write for the National Support Center blog, and has written online classes for the IMAGINiT training on demand site.

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