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process for changing layers

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02-24-2010 06:47 AM
Im looking into toggling on/off layer through excel but id like to know if there is a way to do it through the command prompt or perhaps a lisp routine that can do this? Any help is appreciated
*Dean Saadallah
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Re: process for changing layers

02-24-2010 06:58 AM in reply to: rgioff
Sure you can, although toggle and "at the command line" don't really go
together: -LAYER command (note the dash), automate in a menu macro or lisp.

You can also use the Layer Palette if it is up and on display, LAYOFF (or
LAYFRZ) and pick what to turn off, or the Layer pulldown menu in the Layer
toolbar if you are in toolbar setup.

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Re: process for changing layers

02-24-2010 07:44 AM in reply to: rgioff
Also explore the LAYWALK command.
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Im looking into toggling on/off layer through excel but id like to know if
there is a way to do it through the command prompt or perhaps a lisp routine
that can do this? Any help is appreciated
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Posts: 73
Registered: ‎02-03-2009
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Re: process for changing layers

02-24-2010 08:10 AM in reply to: rgioff
Thanks that was exactly what i needed to get this automation back on track

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