Using layers to organize a drawing


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Using layers to organize a drawing

Now that we understand the process of creating and modifying layers, let's see if we can use layers to replicate this drawing. Our goal in this lesson is to recreate everything, except for the dimensions. If I come up to Layer control, you can see this drawing already is organized into layers. We obviously can't create our new geometry in this file, since the layers already exist. So what I would like to do is come up and launch the New command, we'll create a new drawing from the acad template. I will then click the View tab, I will come down to the User Interface panel and I'll choose Tile Vertically.

This allows us to view the example files side-by-side with our new drawing. I'm going to click in the example file and I will zoom this out a little and center it on screen. I will then come back and click to put the focus on my new file. And then we will jump back to the Home tab. I'd like to start by creating some layers, I will do that by I opening th...

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 2013 Essentials: 03 Editing and Organizing Drawings

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