Organizing a project using layers


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Organizing a project using layers

In this video, we will review the primary functionality of layers. Proper use of organized and clearly labeled layers can enhance your workflow and perhaps just as importantly, help reduce errors and confusion. If you have used 2D software like Photoshop or Illustrator, good news. The layers work in the exact same way but with lots of nice little additions. One thing I would recommend before we start is try to avoid creating a lot of geometry on one layer. It can get really confusing really quick.

So, by default, we have these groups of layers in every Rhino file with just a couple of minimal amount of settings. The Light Bulb indicates off or on. We've got the Padlock to lock the layers so things cannot be moved. Each layer has its color. The checkmark indicates whether that's the current layer. Current is important because that's where all the geometry will go when it's created. It goes to the default current layer. So, we can make quick changes here, but it's quite ...

Organizing a project using layers
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Organizing a project using layers provides you with in-depth training on 3D + Animation. Taught by Dave Schultze as part of the Rhino 4 Essential Training

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3D + Animation CAD
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