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Inverse layer filter - switching off all other layers.

A - answer If you want quickly switch off all layers except of specified layers - e.g. all but layers staring with "E-", or all except xrefs - you can use an inverse filter (swung dash, tilde, "~").

You can use your inverse filter for layer filtering in the Layer Manager or directly in the LAYER command.

So you can e.g. add the following command to your menu:

(command "_layer" "_OFF" "~E-*" "")

(switches off all layers but those starting with "E-"; mind the "0" layer)

Or enter this to the layer filter:

~*|*

(selects all layers but xrefs)

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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

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