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LAYISO - 'locks' layers

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09-09-2012 11:19 AM

When I type the layer isolate command, it should turn off all the non-isolated layers, instead it locks them and shades them into the background, and then I have to go through all my layers and unlock them  Anybody know how to change this?  This is extremely tedious.

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Re: LAYISO - 'locks' layers

09-09-2012 11:32 AM in reply to: eastonmc



start command _LAYISO and use rthen option _OPTIONS

(or start the layerdialog, find the button for options and there you also can set the switch for lock layer or switch off layer)


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Re: LAYISO - 'locks' layers

11-06-2012 03:51 AM in reply to: Alfred.NESWADBA

The Layiso has two otions in tis settings as shown below when you use the command:

Enter setting for layers not isolated [Off/Lock and fade] <Lock>: Enter an option

One which Locks and fade the layers and other would off the layer but would not lock the layer.

Layiso has Try using it as per you need and you would find it easier.

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Re: LAYISO - 'locks' layers

11-06-2012 03:50 PM in reply to: eastonmc

eastonmc wrote:

...and then I have to go through all my layers and unlock them.

(command "-Layer" "Unlock" "*" "")

It's noisy, but it works.

Macro equivalent (in case you want to make a toolbar button):





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