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Control the Display of Layers

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Control the Display of Layers







Layers are like transparent overlays on which objects in a drawing are organized and grouped together. You can control the display of layers by clicking the Layer tab in the Control Panel on the right of the software user interface.

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Overview of Layers

Layers are used to group information in a drawing by function and to enforce linetype, lineweight, color, and other standards.

Use Layers to Manage Complexity

You can use layers to control the visibility of objects and to assign properties to 2D and 3D objects.

Override Layer Properties

You can display objects differently by setting property overrides for color, linetype, lineweight, and plot style and apply them to individual layout.