Subject: Setting the current layer

Layers are like the overlays that you use in manual drafting. You use layers to orga­nize different types of drawing information. Every drawing has at least one layer, the default layer, named “0.” Your drawing can also contain an unlimited number of additional layers. When you create an entity, it is created on the current layer.     

To set the current layer

   1   Do one of the following to choose Explore Layers ():         

   On the ribbon, choose Home > Explore Layers (in Layers) or choose Tools > Layers (in Explorer).

   On the menu, choose Format > Explore Layers or choose Tools > Explorer > Explore Layers.

   On the Format toolbar, click the Explore Layers tool .

   Type explayers and then press Enter.

   Type la and then press Enter.

   2   Double-click the layer name that you want to make current.

Use the status bar shortcut.
On the status bar, right-click the current layer control, and from the list, select the layer you want to make current.

Use the layer of an entity you select to set the current layer.
Type LAYMCUR in the command bar, and select the entity with the layer you want to be current.

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