The Layer Properties Manager


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The Layer Properties Manager

Once we decide we need to create some layers, the place we want to visit is the Layer Properties Manager. This is our one-stop shop for creating, managing and manipulating the layers in our drawing. Now I recently launched my AutoCAD, I happen to be sitting in the default Drawing1.dwg. This drawing has absolutely no content. What I would like to do is create a simple drawing and I would like to organize my geometry onto some layers. So I'm going to create a layer, I can do by going up to my Layers toolbar and I will click on my Layer Properties Manager icon.

When I click that, AutoCAD brings up my Layer Properties Manager. Now if we look at the dialog, I can see up at the top AutoCAD is saying our current layer is Layer 0. That means that anything that I draft right now will be drawn on Layer 0. I can also identify the current layer by this little green check. Now if I move down in this lower layer, I can see all of the layers that are in my drawing. Right now I only have Layer 0. Layer 0 is ki...

The Layer Properties Manager
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The Layer Properties Manager provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2008 Essential Training

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