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Standard Layer Creation
Tip# 3343 By Terry Priest On 01-Jan-2010
Rated By 1 users Downloaded : 906
Categories : Standardize Data
Software type : AutoCAD 2010
Rename File To : DLAY_FILES/,DLAY_FILES/DLay.dcl,DLAY_FILES/DLay.lsp,DLAY_FILES/DLay_Prefix.csv,DLAY_FILES/DLay_Suffix.csv
Create a standard set of layers based on layer prefixes and properties.

This routine submitted by Terry Priest allows you to create a standard set of layers based on several input factors. This tip includes a LISP file, a DCL file (for the dialog box), and two sample CSV files. One of the CSV files contains layer prefixes and descriptions; the other contains layer properties such as color, linetype, and lineweight. Load the LISP file and then start the command by entering DLay at the command line. A dialog box will appear, allowing you to select one or more layer prefixes and one or more sets of layer properties. After you accept the choices, the layers will be created in the current drawing. The DCL and CSV files must be located in the AutoCAD support file search path.


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Comment by Fortunato,Benjamin
Posted on 2010-09-06 08:28:27
Is their a way to get this to work for Autocad 2011?