Count Blocks 2022 App

Version 2022.0.1.0

This app counts blocks, including dynamic anonymous blocks in a selection set, open drawings or in drawing sets and optionally inserts the data as a Table object or copies the data to the clipboard. This app includes the block's description (if available within the Block Definition) and the visible state of dynamic blocks. Once the block count data is copied to the clipboard it can be pasted into external applications such as Microsoft Excel. The block count data can be used to do a Material Take Off (MTO) or to start building a Bill of Materials (BOM).


Online Help

WCSCB (Command)


Drawing(s) to count blocks from  (Section to specify the drawing(s) to process)

  • Current Tab: Counts blocks in the current drawing.

  • Opened Tab: Counts blocks in all opened drawings.

  • Set Tab: Counts blocks in selected drawing files.

  • List style: Specify the drawing list style.

Count blocks in (Section to specify where to count blocks in)

  • Entire drawing: Counts blocks in Model Space and Paper Space

  • Model space: Counts blocks in Model Space only.

  • Paper space: Counts blocks in Paper Space only.

  • Selected objects: Counts blocks in a selection set.  (Only available when the Current Tab is selected)

Exclude block on (Section to specify layers to exclude blocks on)

  • Frozen layers: Turn on to exclude counting blocks on frozen layers.

  • Non-plotted layers: Turn on to exclude counting blocks on layers set to not plot.

  • Off layers: Turn on to exclude counting block on layers that are turned off.

Include nested blocks Turn on to count blocks that are nested inside other blocks.

Table title specifies the title for the Table object.

About button click to display the About dialog

UPPER CASE Turn on to force the count block data to be inserted or copied in upper case.

Insert button click to insert the count block data as a Table object.

Copy button click to copy the count block data to the system clipboard.

     Once the count block data in copied to the clipboard, it can be pasted into applications such as Excel.

Cancel button click to cancel the WCSCB command.

Help button click to display the online help page.


Demo & Training Videos


Count Blocks 2022 App Demonstration


Purchase or Download

AutoCAD® 2022
AutoCAD® Architecture 2022
AutoCAD® Electrical 2022
AutoCAD® Mechanical 2022
AutoCAD® MEP 2022


Version History

Version 2022.0.1.0

April 23, 2021

Bug Fix: The visibility state of dynamic blocks are now counted regardless of the Visibility Name property.

Version 2022.0.0.0

March 24, 2021

Initial release supporting AutoCAD 2022, AutoCAD Architecture 2022, AutoCAD Electrical 2022, AutoCAD Mechanical 2022 and AutoCAD MEP 2022.