Creating Layers

by Rezz on November 8, 2010

1. Type LAYER [Enter].
autocad-layer

2. Click New Layer.
autocad-layer-new

3. Give DIM for layer name [Enter]. This short for Dimension Layer.
autocad-layer-dim

4. Click Color White text to change the current color.
autocad-layer-dim-color

5. Click Cyan, click OK.
autocad-layer-dim-color-cyan

6. Click New Layer.
autocad-layer-new2

7. Give HIDDEN for layer name [Enter].
autocad-layer-hidden

8. Click Color Cyan text to change the current color.
autocad-layer-hidden-color

9. Click Magenta, click OK.
autocad-layer-hidden-color-magenta

10. Now we want to change the line type of the HIDDEN layer to dash. Click Continuous at Linetype column.
autocad-layer-hidden-linetype

11. Click Load line type.
autocad-layer-hidden-linetype-load

12. Select ACAD_ISO02W100, Click OK.
autocad-layer-hidden-linetype-dash

13. At loaded linetype, click at ACAD_ISO02W100 and click OK.
autocad-layer-hidden-linetype-dash-load
Now your HIDDEN layer line type changed to dash type.
autocad-layer-hidden-final

14. Click New Layer.
autocad-layer-new3

15. Give CENTER LINE as layer name.
autocad-layer-centerline

16. Click on Magenta color to change layer color to Yellow.
autocad-layer-centerline-color

17. Click Yellow and click OK.
autocad-layer-centerline-color-yellow

18. Click at Linetype column to change the Linetype to long and short dash.
autocad-layer-centerline-linetype

19. Click Load to load new linetype.
autocad-layer-centerline-linetype-load

20. Select ACAD_ISO08W100 and click OK.
autocad-layer-centerline-linetype-dash
At loaded linetype, click ACAD_ISO08W100 and click OK.
autocad-layer-centerline-linetype-load2

21. Click New Layer.
autocad-layer-new4

22. Give CONSTRUCTION LINE as layer name.
autocad-layer-construction

23. Click on layer Color column and change the layer color from yellow to blue.
autocad-layer-construction-color

24. Select blue color and click OK.
autocad-layer-construction-color-blue

25. Click on layer Linetype column,
autocad-layer-construction-linetype
Change the linetype from dash to Continouos and click OK.
autocad-layer-construction-continouous

26. All layers are ready and close the setup box.
autocad-layer-close

27. Your layer are ready to use.
autocad-layer-ready

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

salomi Ammu September 23, 2011 at 10:07 am

Dear sir /madam,

I need take a touch up for Autocad bcoz i forgot verything,
first i need to now how take measurement & Section
Please help me out.

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Ferry September 28, 2011 at 10:56 am

Sweet :-)
Thanks, just what I was looking for. Great website :-)

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