Rhinoceros versions 5 or later automatically attempts to find files a linked block definition or worksession references if they are not located in the expected location. The goal is to minimize the number of times you are asked to find files that have been moved.
Common cases that the automatic finding attempts to handle include:
To describe the process Rhinoceros uses to find files, we will use these terms.
When Rhinoceros saves the names of models used by worksessions and linked block definitions, it saves both the complete file name and the relative file name, relative to the parent file directory. When Rhino 5 is looking for a model file used by a worksession or linked instance definition, it searches in the following order:
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