I noticed my figures all had the same color. I clicked on the figure, went to Figure Properties, then to Figure Properties again, Edit Current Seclection. I chose the appropriate color for that figure. However, it would change EVERY figure in that drawing to that color. How do I change the color for a particular/specific figure without changing every figure? Thanks.
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If you assign a layer in your figure prefix data base and allow the figure style to default to layer 0, color by layer, the figure prefix layer color should win.
Thank YOU!! Tried everything except the "by layer" option.
"How do I change the color for a particular/specific figure without changing every figure?"
Cyndy's recommendation is same as our workflow and how I would go about it but your looking to force the issue without moving the figure to proper layer etc. A different style can be applied to the specific figure but figure lines color must be set to a specific color in the style applied.
There is the by style school of thought and the bylayer school of thought. Neither is wrong. If you are used to setting layers to control display properties, then setting layers in the figure prefix database and using a generic style is the way to go. If you want to override any display properties of a figure to something other than the layer it's being inserted on by the figure prefix library, then create a special figure style for that. If you want to adhere to the by style method, set all your figures to be inserted on a generic figure layer and configure a figure style for each figure. Either method works, but the bylayer method is the easiest most intuitive way to go for new users.
We were looking to avoid having 1 style per figure so the "by layer" option works well.
Thank you all.
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