AutoCad 2008 Block Editor

Hi all
Can someone explain the block editor in 2008 please? In 2005, double clicking a block allowed you to modify a block but left the
surrounding drawing elements greyed out for reference. In 2008, the block is opened in a separate window so that it is not possible to, for instance, stretch a block relative to adjacent drawing elements IYSWIM. Is it possible to revert to the 2005 block editor somehow?
TIA
Phil
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Left click on the block, right click, select "edit block in-place"

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"George P" wrote

Thanks George, but that doesn't work for me! Probably something to do with the action associated with the right mouse click.
But I have just found the crux of the problem:
Between Acad2005 and 2008, the command invoked by double clicking a block is different. Acad2005 initiates the refedit command, where 2008 launches the Edit Block Definition command. So it's simply a case of selecting refedit from the button or pull down menu (and my colleagues re-learning the method of course).
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