Subject: Setting the current linetype
You normally draw an entity using the linetype assigned to the current layer, indicated as BYLAYER. You can also assign linetypes on a per-entity basis, which overrides the layer’s linetype setting. A third option is to assign the BYBLOCK linetype, whereby you draw new entities using the default linetype until you group them into a block. The entities inherit the current linetype setting when you insert the block into the drawing.
To make the linetype current
• 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 In the Linetype Name list, select the linetype you want to make current.
3 Do one of the following:
• Choose Edit > Current.
• Select it in the Linetype Name list and click the Current tool ().
• Double-click the linetype name.
4 To complete the command and return to your drawing, close the window.
Use the status bar.
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