Using layers to organize a drawing


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Using layers to organize a drawing

In this lesson, we are going to create a simple drawing and we will use the Layer Properties Manager to organize our geometry on to logical layers. On my screen I have got a mechanical example. This is a drawing of a restrictor plate and this drawing was created using several layers. What I would like to do is start a brand-new file and recreate this drawing and in doing so, I am going to use the Layer Properties Manager to sort the geometry on to logical layers. Let me make one correction. I am going to recreate everything except for the dimensions.

I am only concerned with the geometry in this lesson. To create a new drawing, I am going to move up and click the New icon. Then I will start my drawing using the default acad template, and I will select Open. At this point I have two drawings open in my interface. I would like to view them side by side. So I am going to select the View tab on the Ribbon. Then I will come down to the Windows Panel and I will click Tile Vertically. Now I just h...

Using layers to organize a drawing
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Using layers to organize a drawing provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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