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Why are my new dimensions not respecting the current layer?

A - answer If the setting of the DIMLAYER variable is other than a period (".") or "use current", the newly created dimensions will be placed into the layer specified by the value of this variable, not into your current layer in the DWG drawing.

To return to the original behavior, type DIMLAYER and type a period to return the behavior of the dimensions to the default settings.

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See also:
Tip 14045:In my AutoCAD script file (.SCR) I cannot enter a name containing a space.
Tip 13358:Restore the last deleted entity in the DWG.
Tip 12705:How to disable osnaps for xref objects?
Tip 12335:The FLAY utility suddenly places texts and dimensions in wrong layers.
Tip 11967:How to apply a changed drawing template (DWT) to existing drawings?


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