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How to set drawing order by colors?

A - answer If you don't want to select draw order of the entities individually, you can order them by the color used - e.g. from light to dark colors, gray to back, etc.

Use the CDORDER command from Express Tools and set the requested order of the individual colors used in your drawing. You can also order objects nested in blocks.

If you cannot use the standard draworder, the Handles option deletes and recreates objects (by the color-order) in the drawing database.

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2.11.2007    11259×  
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See also:
Tip 11511:Assigning elevations to 2D contours (isolines).
Tip 11492:Adding selected numbers in drawing texts - counting numbers (GrSelNum).
Tip 11354:Animate dyn.block parameters and dim.constraints in AutoCAD DWGs.
Tip 11295:Iterative Move, Scale and Rotate - till boundary touch.
Tip 11289:Adding, multiplying and rounding numbers inside DWG drawing texts - NumInText.


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