- Creating layers allows, not only … for visual identification of your objects. … But also allows us to display layers, … or not display layers, for ease of editing. … There are two ways of not displaying layers: … turning them off, or freezing them. … The difference, ultimately, has to do with how … AutoCAD calculates objects under the hood. … If a layer is turned off, which is done by … going to the icon here- the little light bulb, … and simply clicking on it, … it is still calculated by AutoCAD, … but not displayed visually. … Freezing is a bit more involved, as AutoCAD … does not display the layer, but also stops … thinking about the layers, so to speak. … It doesn't take this layer into account … when its zooms extents, and it also doesn't … take the layer into account when … it does a regeneration of the views. … If you have a layer with a lot of complicated objects … and your file is getting a bit sluggish, … freezing the layer will help AutoCAD … process a bit faster, as opposed to simply …
- Accessing the palettes
- File type basics
- Editing polylines
- Modifying tools
- Controlling layers
- Creating blocks
- Working with external references
- Creating styles
- Formatting text
Skill Level Beginner
AutoCAD for Mac: Using Dynamic Blockswith Shaun Bryant1h 45m Intermediate
1. The Interface
2. Working with Files
3. Basic Geometry
5. Advanced Objects
9. 3D Basics
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