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How to recolor layers from ACI to truecolor?

A - answer How to change layer colors (ACI) to Truecolors of the same hue? E.g. to change a layer color Red (1) to the RGB color 255,0,0.

You can use the following LISP utility to recolor layers, changing their color method "palette" (ACI) to Truecolor:

; Layer ACI -> truecolor
(defun C:LAY2TC ( / lay truecol aci R G B)
 (vl-load-com)
 (vlax-for lay (vla-get-layers (vla-get-activedocument (vlax-get-acad-object)))
   (setq truecol (vla-get-truecolor lay))
   (if (= (vla-get-ColorMethod truecol) acColorMethodByACI)
    (progn
      (setq aci (vla-get-ColorIndex truecol))            
      (vla-put-ColorMethod truecol acColorMethodByRGB)
      (vla-put-ColorIndex truecol aci)
      (setq R (vla-get-red truecol))
      (setq G (vla-get-green truecol))
      (setq B (vla-get-blue truecol))
      (vla-setRGB truecol R G B)
      (vla-put-truecolor lay truecol)
    )
   )  
 ); vlax
)

You can download the LAY2TC add-on application from www.cadstudio.cz/download

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Tip 12279:PropByLayer - an inverse function to SetByLayer.
Tip 12215:How to change truecolor DWG objects to indexed ACI colors?
Tip 11830:How to influence linetype scale or color for hidden edges in documentation views?


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