find name of an attribute block

How di I find the name of an attribute on a drawing?

Autodesk 2004
Dwg ansiA landscape

I know there is a block with three attribute values on the dwg by exploding the dwg. I do not know how to find the name of the block to enter values.
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gonzal13RetiredAsked:
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zstafaCommented:
try the ddatte command , or the LIST command to get some info. Good Luck

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gonzal13RetiredAuthor Commented:
List requires to select objects. If I do not know where the object is then I cannot pick it.

DDatte also that I select a blck reference.

I used in autocad 2004 the dwg: sample\8th floor.dwg

The reason I would like to know is that when another person of the same disipline works on a dwg, then there might be a need to know where the blocks are located.
I guess that the only way is to go to:
Modify
object
Block attribute manager
Look at the list specified on a layer and guess which block is needed to be changed.
Next is to hope on a complicated dwg as mentioned, the blocks are on one layer and one knows the 'designer' of the blocks.
Looks like attribute extraction has a title and layer. Thus it requires more of an intuition and hopefully that the blocks are on one layer to make life easy, that is in a perfect world.

Joe




zstafaCommented:
If you use the list command and type in "all" in the selection, you will get a list/info of everything in the layer. Have you also tried using filters?

Z
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