Creating and managing layers


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Creating and managing layers

The Windows version of AutoCAD uses two layer Management tools. We have the layers palette which is used for layer creation and organization, and we have a flyout called the layer Control that gives us quick access to our layer Display Settings. The Mac version of AutoCAD consolidates both of these tools into a single layers palette, creating a one-stop shop for all of our layer needs. In this lesson, we're going to learn how to use the new layers palette to create and manage layers. Now, my layers palette is docked to the right side of the screen.

If for some reason, yours is not visible, you can turn it on by visiting the Window menu and then select layers. Note that you can also toggle the display of the palette by using the keyboard shortcut Command+4.Let's take a look at this flyout first. This tool is essentially a modernized version of the layer Control we have in Windows and it works the exact same way. For instance, if I select a layer, that layer becomes current. This men...

Creating and managing layers
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Creating and managing layers provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011: Migrating from Windows to Mac

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