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How to find what is stored in which layer?

A - answer Especially with large drawings you may need to find (and display) quickly which objects/entities lay in a particular layer.
To find this you can either use the LAYWALK tool from Express Tools or a part of the LAYTRANS command. In this command, set the 'Show layer contents when selected' option under 'Settings...'. After you select a layer (or layers) in the 'Translate from' list, the drawing will display only contents of the selected layer(s). Exit the dialog with Cancel. Another method is the SHOLAYER utility (see
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See also:
Tip 11160:Dynamic display of layer/block/text style/linetype properties.
Tip 11054:Difference volume (3D solid) between two TIN surfaces (sets of coordinates)
Tip 10976:DUP - easily duplicate AutoCAD drawing objects.
Tip 10682:Automatic classification of drawing objects by their properties.
Tip 10574:Four methods for exploding blocks in AutoCAD.

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