Changing layer states using the Layer control


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Changing layer states using the Layer control

After working with the full-blown Layer Properties Manager, you may be wondering if there's a faster way to change Layer settings. The answer to this question is yes. In this lesson we'll use the Layer control to make quick adjustments to our layers. On my screen I have an unfinished drawing, one thing I still need to do is draw a circle representing a hole that will be drilled through this part. Before I draw the circle I want to make sure I'm creating it on the correct layer. So I'm going to hover over this circle and I can see it was drawn on layer part.

To set the part layer current, I'm going to open the Layer control and I'll choose the part layer. I'm sure you'll agree that's much faster than using the Layer Properties Manager. Let's launch the Circle command and I'm going to create my circle from the center of this one, and I'll give it a radius of 2.25. Next, I'd like to project the edges of this circle down to the f...

Changing layer states using the Layer control
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Changing layer states using the Layer control provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 03 Editing and Organizing Drawings

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