Explode selected blocks and all embedded multi-level sub-blocks in one step, while remains all other objects such as polylines and dimensions unchanged and keep the original draw order. It also provides very useful options to keep object color, trim off clipped blocks, delete objects under wipeout, etc.
Select objects to explode:
You can include blocks, wipeouts and other entities in the selection.
If some entities selected, you can select from one of the options below:
19 Nov 2014, Fixed a bug.
17 Nov 2014, Resolved an issue when unicode characters are used in layer names.
09 Jan 2014, Resolved an issue when deleting objects on freeze/turned off layers.
25 Dec 2013, Ignore block clipping boundary if it is set to "off".
20 Dec 2013, 1. Resolved an issue when xref block has attributes.
2. Resolved an issue causes "Invalid option keyword." message.
3. Resolved an issue that objects deleted unexpectly when exploding mirrored blocks.
4. Resolved an issue when exploding non-uniformly scaled dynamic block
5. Resolved an issue when dealing with wipeouts on turned-off layer
6. Resolved an issue when exploding clipped blocks.
14 Nov 2013, 1. Resolved an issue when exploding blocks with unicode name.
2. Resolved an issue when deleting hatches, dimension, etc. under wipeouts.
3. Resolved an issue when deleting sub-entities of un-uniformly scaled blocks under wipeouts.
23 Aug 2013, Resolved an issue which causes "ActiveX Server returned an error: Invalid index".
05 Jun 2013, Resolved an issue when exploding block contains frozen layers.
04 Jun 2013, Resolved an issue that objects on turned-off or frozen layers are deleted unexpectly even when "Delete entities on frozen/turned off layers" option is cleared.
25 May 2013, It prompts "Binding xref unsucessful: "[xref name]" may contain unloaded nested xrefs." if selected xref is not bond properly.
06 Mar 2013, 1. Resolved an issue when clipped block can not be trimed properly.
2. Fixed a bug.
05 Mar 2013, 1. When parent block layer is off or frozen, and "Delete entities on turned off/frozen layers" is on,
then the sub-entities on Layer 0 are changed to parent block layer.
2. When Layer 0 is off or frozen, the sub-blocks on Layer 0 are changed to parent block layer.
3. Resolved an issue when current layer is off.
4. Restore layer status after running
5. Change script function (explodeall nil) to (explodeall [selection]).
6. Turn off UNDO in script function (explodeall [selection]) if variable UNDOTRL is not set to 0.
11 Feb 2013, New option added: Bind option: Bind/Insert
New option added: Explosion levels: First level/All levels
Resolved an issue when sub-entity on layer 0 shown & remained after block explosion even with 'delete entities on freezed/turned off layers' option turned on
07 Feb 2013, New option "Flashshot dynamic block" added.
05 Feb 2013, Compatible with international AutoCAD version.
01 Feb 2013, Able to save previous settings as defult.
New function (explodeall nil) is added for using in other lisp or script file.
31 Jan 2013, Able to explode mirrored or non-uniformly scaled parent block while trim its clipped sub-blocks properly
Improved performance when exploding polyline and dimension objects.
Resolved an issue in units setting.
Resolved an issue that extracted attribute text color isn't changed to 'As shown'.
Resolved an issue that reduant wipeout outline is created even if it is outside of block clipping boundary.
12 Jan 2013, Resolved an issue which disables trimming off clipped block boundary.
10 Jan 2013, Resolved an issue which trim off objects above wipeouts.
07 Nov 2012, Resolved an issue which makes "Automation Error. Description was not provided."
13 Oct 2012, Resolved an issue which makes "Delete entities on freezed/turned off layers" doesn't work properly with clipped blocks.
12 Oct 2012, Resolved an issue when xref is unable to bind.
05 Apr 2012, Resolved an issue which sometimes causes triming off clipped bound xref doesn't work.
Resolved an issue when some hidden or dashed lines cannot be trimmed properly.
Resolved an issue when some hatches outside boundary still remain after trimming.
29 Mar 2012, Resolved an issue when deselection of Trim and Wipeout settings in the setting dialogue box doesn't work properly.04 Jan 2012, Resolved an issue that the Registration dialogue doesn't appear
14 Dec 2011, Resolved an issue when using trim command causes crash,
Resolved an issue when customized hatch pattern definition is not found,
Resolved an issue that exploded attributes behind wipepout cannot be deleted properly.
02 Nov 2011, A few bugs fixed.
28 Oct 2011, New options added. Setting dialogue updated.
23 May 2011, Bugs fixed.
20 May 2011, A few bugs fixed.
27 Apr 2011, It runs faster! A few bugs fixed. Add to Previous selection set option added.
18 Mar 2011, Able to explode anonymous blocks.
10 Feb 2011, Setting dialogue added, functions enhanced.
20 Aug 2010, First issue