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joaiii
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Securing layers???????????

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09-01-2005 02:44 PM
I need to send some 2d drawing to cusotmers but I dont want view the layers that are turned off. Is there a way to do this? They need CAD draws so converting to .pdf will not work.

Let me explain:
I have drawing with lets say 250 layers. I need to sent this drawing to customer but only wantt to send the 15 layers I turned ON and I dont want them to have acces to the others. It has to be a CAD file so they can attach to an assembly drawing. But I dont want them to access my other layers that I turned off. Locking them dose not work unless there is a way it can be done were they can not unlock.
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*Robert Davis
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Re: Securing layers???????????

09-01-2005 03:33 PM in reply to: joaiii
Copy and paste just the data/layers you want to send to a new drawing and
send them that.

Or erase everything you don't want to send, save it as a new name, then undo
the original.

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Robert Davis
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E.A.S. Manufacturing Co., Inc.
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I need to send some 2d drawing to cusotmers but I dont want view the layers
that are turned off. Is there a way to do this? They need CAD draws so
converting to .pdf will not work.

Let me explain:
I have drawing with lets say 250 layers. I need to sent this
drawing to customer but only wantt to send the 15 layers I turned ON and I
dont want them to have acces to the others. It has to be a CAD file so they
can attach to an assembly drawing. But I dont want them to access my other
layers that I turned off. Locking them dose not work unless there is a way
it can be done were they can not unlock.
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