Error: External Reference - Relative path cannot be assigned

May 3, 2006


Issue:

When you tried to attach an external reference using a relative path, you received the following message:

External Reference - Relative path cannot be assigned

Solution:

Solution

You will receive this error message if the drawing file that is being referenced is located on a different local hard drive or on a network server.

When you attach external references located on different local hard drives or network servers, you should use the full path.

Note: Before you attach an external reference to a drawing, the drawing file needs to be saved.

Products:

AutoCAD;AutoCAD LT

Versions:

2000;2000i;2002;2004;2005;2006;2007;2008;2009

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