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6.9 CADAddBlock

CADAddBlocks adds an empty Block to a drawing.

IO Parameter Type Description
in theCADArea longint Area ID
in theBlockName Str255 Name of the new block, up to 255 characters long (need not be unique)
out theNewBlockID longint See Block
out function result OSErr Error result code, also see Error handling

Until you call CADAddInsert or CADAddInsertXY, blocks are not visible in the drawing.

Related methods
CADRemoveBlock, CADGetBlocks, CADGetBlockKey, CADSetBlockKey, CADGetBlockInfo, CADSetBlockName, CADAddInsert and CADAddInsertXY.