Creating and Using Presets when Linking Files

May 11, 2014


  • Application Menu > References > Manage Links > Manage Links dialog > Presets panel > Copy or New
  • Utilities panel > Utilities rollout > More button > Utilities dialog > File Link Manager > Manage Links dialog > Presets panel > Copy or New

To create a new preset:

  1. On the Presets panel of the File Link Manager, click New.
    Note: New is available only if no named presets are highlighted.
  2. On the New Settings Preset dialog, enter a name for your preset.
  3. Choose the format you want to use: AutoCAD, Revit, or Autodesk FBX.
  4. Click OK.

    A new preset is created with default settings.

    Note: After creating the preset, you can change its settings by clicking Modify.

To copy a preset:

  1. On the Presets panel of the File Link Manager, choose a named preset.
  2. Click Copy.
    Note: Copy is available only if a named preset is highlighted.
  3. In the New Settings Preset dialog, rename the preset, and click OK.

    A new preset is created with the same settings as the selected preset.

    Note: If you do not rename the preset, this cancels the command.

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