Layers are the primary method for organizing the objects in a drawing by function or purpose. Layers can reduce the visual complexity of a drawing and improve display performance by hiding information that you don’t need to see at the moment.
Before you start drawing, create a set of layers that are useful to your work. In a house plan, you might create layers for the foundation, floor plan, doors, fixtures, electrical, and so on.
Click the “New layer” button in the layer properties manager.
Double click the layer name to edit the new name.
In layer properties manager. Select the layer, and then click the delete button.
Double click the property, and then select the value to use
In layer properties manager, click “line type” button.
Change layer status by turning layers on or off.
• Click menu “Tools/Purge/layers”• Check if you need verify each name to be purged, enter Y or N.• Check the purge result.
• Select the objects whose layer you want to change.• Right-click in the drawing area, and choose Properties.• In the Properties palette, click layer, and then click the down arrow. From the drop-down list, choose the layer that you want to assign to the objects.• The layer that you choose overrides the default layer for the selected objects.