Subject: Working with layer states



Layer states are collections of individual layers and their properties. You can restore layer states at any time, which makes it easy to switch between layer configurations according to your tasks. Additionally, you can specify whether to restore a layer state to the current viewport, all viewports, all layouts and viewports, or the Model tab.

Layer states can also be imported and exported. For example, to quickly create all the layers you need in a new drawing, create and export a layer state from an existing drawing that has the layers you need, and then import the layer state to the new draw­ing.

Layer states are saved in the drawing, including drawing templates and exported or imported drawings.

For each layer included in a layer state, you can set the following properties:

   Color

   Linetype

   On/Off

   Lock/Unlock

   Freeze/Thaw

   Lineweight

   Transparency

   Print

   New Viewports

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Displaying layer states in the Layer States Manager

Creating layer states

Applying a layer state

Displaying layer states in the Explorer

Importing and exporting layer states from files

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