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Recolor entities to the color of their layer.

A - answer As a inverse function to the command SETBYLAYER you can use the LISP utility PropByLayer (former LColor) - see

This tool recolors the selected objects (drawing entities) so that all objects that have the ByLayer color, take over the static color of the layer they are placed in.

This function supports both the ACI color palette (256 colors) and true colors.

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See also:
Tip 12633:Sol2SolH - convert DWG objects of the type Solid to Hatches
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?
Tip 11751:toMulti converts polylines to multi-lines driven by a definition table.

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