Hi there.

I am a bit confused about managing blocks imported from other files from the library tab.

Should the current document synchronize with the library if it is updated?
How do I choose whether to synch it or not?

If I edit the block in the current document, is it supposed to update the library block?

Is there a way to know the current block from the current document is linked to a library block?

Thanks a lot,


Re: Blocks

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Blocks are local to the current file.
There is no cross document referencing for blocks.
Changes made to either the original file containing blocks, or the local file containing blocks will not change the other.

Depending on what you are actually trying to accomplish, you can use symbols. Symbols do allow file referencing. In this case a draft file can be a symbol displayed in another file. The original symbol file does not contain multiple symbols, it is the symbol.

Rick B.