Subject: Modifying linetypes

To change a linetype name  

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

   On the ribbon, choose Tools > Linetypes (in Explorer).

   On the menu, choose Tools > Explorer > Explore Linetypes.

   On the Explorer toolbar, click the Explore Linetypes tool.

   Type expltypes and then press Enter.

   2   Do one of the following:

   Select the linetype, and then choose Edit > Rename.

   Click the linetype name you want to change, and then type the new name.

   Right-click the linetype name you want to change, and from the shortcut menu, select Rename.

   3   To complete the command and return to your drawing, close the window.

The linetypes named CONTINUOUS, BYBLOCK, and BYLAYER are reserved.
You cannot rename them.

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