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layer manager getting rid of xrefs

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06-07-2012 03:42 PM

In my layer properties manager. If I insert an xref I get all kinds of extra layers. I have to scroll through a long list.  How can I create a filter to not display these?

 

I created a new Filter, called it ThisDrawing, and entered this: 

~*|*

for the Layer Name. I added this to my DWT so I never have to think about it again.

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Re: layer manager getting rid of xrefs

06-07-2012 03:56 PM in reply to: randcdavidson

I created a new Filter, called it ThisDrawing, and entered this: 

~*|*

for the Layer Name. I added this to my DWT so I never have to think about it again.

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Re: layer manager getting rid of xrefs

06-07-2012 04:08 PM in reply to: Jeff_M

Wow, I never thought to do that...

 

Doing it right now!  :smileyhappy:

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Re: layer manager getting rid of xrefs

06-07-2012 07:15 PM in reply to: randcdavidson

You can pick the XREF on the left window. Then at the bottome on the left check the box "Invert selection"

By using that you can switch between the x-ref layers or the drawing layers

 

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Re: layer manager getting rid of xrefs

06-08-2012 04:02 AM in reply to: Jeff_M

Me too! good one Jeff.

Thank you

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Re: layer manager getting rid of xrefs

06-08-2012 08:19 AM in reply to: Jeff_M

Knew I'd come in this a.m. and have my answer. Thanks Jeff

And your solution as well Lee

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Re: layer manager getting rid of xrefs

08-16-2013 04:46 PM in reply to: Jeff_M

Jeff_M wrote:

I created a new Filter, called it ThisDrawing, and entered this: 

~*|*

for the Layer Name. I added this to my DWT so I never have to think about it again.


I think I love you.

 

No, but seriously... this is a fantastic piece of information.  Thanks.

 

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