Navigating layer lists using the keyboard


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Navigating layer lists using the keyboard

As a project increases in size so does the number of layers. In fact, it's common for production drawings to contain a hundreds of layers. Now, as the layer list increases in length, you might start wondering if there's a faster way to navigate the list other than sliding up and down with the scrollbar. In fact, there is. In this lesson, we're going to learn how to navigate the layer list using our keyboard. On my screen, I have an architectural drawing that contains several layers. If we look up here at the Layer control, we can see that Layer 0 is the current layer.

Let's say I'd like the insert an image into this drawing. Now typically I put my images on a layer of their own. I am going to open the Layer control and I'll press the letter I and notice that AutoCAD takes me to the first layer that starts with that letter. If I press Enter the image layer becomes current, no scrolling involved. Now, maybe I'd like to create some block geometry. I'd like t...

Navigating layer lists using the keyboard
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Navigating layer lists using the keyboard 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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