How to Make Global Changes to Layer Names in AutoCAD


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Making global changes to layer names

Most times when we need to rename a layer, we visit the Layer Properties Manager. Now, this tool works well so long as we're renaming one layer at a time. What do you do though if you'd like to rename a group of layers or all of the layers in a drawing? In this lesson I'm going to show you a quick way to change the names of multiple layers at the same time. On my screen I have a drawing that represents a vacant lot. Let's say that we are a land planner and this drawing was provided to us by the owner of the property. Let's also say that our design requires us to have some more existing property information on the north and east sides of this lot.

So we hire a surveyor to go out and get that information. I am going to open a drawing. I will look inside the Exercise Files folder, inside the chapter_06 directory, and I will grab this drawing called exSurveyor. This is the drawing that we got back from the surveyor. Now, let me mention that I have already converted the layer...

Making global changes to layer names
Video duration: 3m 19s 3h 48m Intermediate

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Making global changes to layer names provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Secrets

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