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The FLAY utility suddenly places texts and dimensions in wrong layers.

A - answer The reactor for automatic placement of the individual object types to prescribed layers, FLAY, collides with internal AutoCAD settings.

New AutoCAD variables for placing annotations to specific layers - DIMLAYER and TEXTLAYER (stored in the DWG) - take precedence before the settings from the FLAY utility. If you want to prefer the FLAY settings, set DIMLAYER resp. TEXTLAYER to the value of "." (dot).

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2.8.2019    10462×  

See also:
Tip 13014:StickLay - unchangable, fixed layers for selected DWG objects.
Tip 8515:How to delete all Frozen or Off layers?
Tip 6982:Switching layers using keyboard shortcuts, browsing layers.
Tip 6433:Force layer for selected commands (objects) - FLay.
Tip 5131:How to place dimensions or hatches automatically to preset layers?

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