Win32 and 64, English

Gilles Chanteau
To deeply purge drawings (including nested elements). Batch processing ability.

General Usage Instructions

Launch the BPURGE command to open the "BatchPurge" dialog. Check the types to purge. Click the "Purge current" button to process the current drawing.

Click the "Batch process" button to open the "Batch processing" dialog. In the "Batch processing" dialog, select the files to process (DWG, DWS and DWT).



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Opens the BatchPurge dialog.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.

You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Additional documentation is available from the dialog box (the top right [?] button) or by BatchPurge_en.html file in the installation directory: %appdata%\Autodesk\ApplicationPlugins\BatchPurge.bundle\Contents

Known Issues


Company Name: Gilles Chanteau
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Author/Company Information

Gilles Chanteau

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description


Added 2023 support (No change in version number).


AutoCAD® 2017 support.


Fixed a bug with empty text attribute definition


Initial release

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