AutoCAD: Relative Path External References are missing when reopened

December 23, 2021 Jeff Arbogast

Issue:

AutoCAD: Relative Path External References are missing when reopened.

(PDF’s, Raster Images, etc)

Solution:

Use absolute path.

  • Type “XREF” at the command line and select the <Enter> Key on the keyboard.
  • Find the External Reference in question.
  • Right Click on the External Reference and select Change Path Type, select Absolute.

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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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