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Modifying the properties of entities
You can change the layer, thickness, linetype, color, and linetype scale of one or more entities. Depending on the type of entity or entities you select, you can also change other properties, such as the start point and endpoint of lines, the center point and radius of circles, and the vertices of polylines.
Modifying entity properties
To modify properties of entities
Do one of the following to choose Properties :
Select the desired entities.
Make changes to the properties in the Property Pane
You can also use the Entity Properties toolbar.
Click a tool on the Entity Properties toolbar to change the properties of selected entities. Note that the Entity Properties toolbar settings that display when no entities are selected determine the properties of new entities when you draw them.
Modifying the properties of multiple entities
You can modify all the properties of all selected entities simultaneously. For example,
using the entprop command, select all entities on a particular layer, and then
move the entities to another layer by simply selecting a name from the Layer text box.
Additionally, using the select command and the Select by Properties option, select all
blue entities and change their color to green.
In the Properties pane, changes that you make in the Layer, Color, Thickness, Lineweight, Linetype, Linetype Scale, and Print Style (if using named print style tables) fields affect all selected entities. To change the properties of a single entity in the selection set, choose the entity from the list at the top of the Properties pane.
You can select the entities to be changed using any entity-selection method.
Changing multiple properties to ByLayer
The Set to ByLayer command sets properties of selected entities to ByLayer. Properties that can be changed using the Set to ByLayer command include: color, linetype, lineweight, material, print style, and transparency.
To modify properties of entities
Do one of the following to choose Set to ByLayer:
In the SetByLayer Settings dialog box, make your selections for the properties you
want to change:
At the prompt, select the desired entities.
Choose Yes to change any found ByBlock properties to ByLayer. Otherwise,
Choose Yes to change the properties of blocks that are selected. Blocks must be on
unlocked layers. Otherwise, choose No.
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