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cannot remove layers

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rooncapone68 View Drop Down

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    Posted: 22.Feb.2021 at 20:47
Hi all,

I use Civil 3D 2021 and have a drawing with many layers. The layers are empty, but i cannot pruge them....
It is a drawing, used as template for other drawings in a countrykit.

is there a commando that block them to remove? 

Ronald from Holland
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote philippe JOSEPH Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 23.Feb.2021 at 12:30
Hello rooncapone68, I don't know Civil 3D 2021 but if it works like AutoCAD you cannot purge a layer if it's used in the file inside a block for example or if it's frozen, etc.. in as a layer but you can use : Layer translator to convert it to an other layer, try this and tell us if you succeed in working with this command ( if existing in Civil 3D ).
There are tutorials explaining this on the internet.
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Hey Ronald,

In regular Autocad-Versions the command "laydel" (deletes layers) works great.
Otherwise right clicking on a layer an choose "merge layer to" is another less destructive version. Using this I just merge the layers to "0" or "Defpoints"

Edited by FreyherrCAD - 18.Mar.2021 at 10:05
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