Is it possible to postpone loading of externally linked blocks?

Opening a file with blocks that are externally linked might take a long time and I think that it would be useful to be able to set rules when those blocks are loaded - for example blocks that are on layers with visibility off could be loaded only when that one layer is turned on or blocks that take longer to load could be cached/reduced to proxies.

Is there any place in RhinoCommon or other SDKs that could do that? I’ve added tag worksession as I think it’s relevant, as well.

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Sorry, no.

– Dale

Thanks, no worries. I think that something similar could be accomplished by swapping linked blocks with “proxies” with lower levels of detail and maybe creating a “SwapProxy” command that would list them and replace when needed.