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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Exercise 11.1

With the project being developed along the book, we are going to apply some of these advanced layer commands:

  1. Open the drawing PROJECT1-CH10.DWG.
  2. Activate the Model space.
  3. Apply the LOCKLAYER command and select one of the visible parts edges. The OUTLINE layer has been locked. If we try to erase or modify entities in this layer, we get the information that these belong to a locked layer.
  4. Apply the ACTIVATELAYER command and select the SECTION AA text. The CUTTING TEXT layer becomes current.
  5. Apply the FREEZELAYER command and select one of the dimensions and the table. As we select entities, their layers are being frozen. So, DIMENSION and TABLE layers are frozen.
  6. Unlock layer of the parts edges by applying the UNLOCKLAYER command.
  7. Finally, ...

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