Changing popular settings using the layer control


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Changing popular settings using the layer control

Now that we have seen the full blown Layer Properties Manager, you maybe wondering if there is a faster way to adjust your layer settings. In fact, there is. In this lesson, we are going to learn how to use the Layer Control. The layer control is located right here in the Layers Panel. First things first. notice that the Layer Control gives us the name of the current layer. Right now that's layer part. So anything I create at this point will be drawn on layer part. If I click the flyout I can see a listing of all of the layers in my drawing and if I would like to set a different layer current, I can select the layer name from this menu.

As you can see, layer 0 is now the current layer. I am going to open the Layer Control again and I would like to talk about these icons to the left of the layer names. These are the same icons that we see in the Layers Properties Manager and they reflect the current settings of each layer. Let's say I would like to make a change. Maybe I would like t...

Changing popular settings using the layer control
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Changing popular settings using the layer control provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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