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Introduction to AutoCAD® 2015: A Modern Perspective by Paul Richard, Jim Fitzgerald

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Chapter 6. Managing Object Properties

Chapter Objectives

Create layers

Set layer properties

Load linetypes

Modify the properties of drawing objects

Use DesignCenter and Content Explorer to import layers from other drawings

Create layer filters and groups

Manage layer states

Control object visibility

Introduction

Precise, accurate, and clear drawings are a primary goal of any drafter. However, equally important in CAD is creating a well-organized drawing. Chapter 2 gave you a brief overview of object properties and layering. In this chapter, we’ll take a closer look at object properties, how to effectively use layers to organize your drawing, and how to control the look and final output of your drawing.

Common Object Properties ...

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