SincpacC3D General Information Command Summary Quux Software



The SPLayerSwitch command provides a palette with 5 buttons for layer names for easy placement of objects to specific layers.


Type SPLayerSwitch at the command line to bring up the palette. The first time this is run the layers will all be for Layer 0.

LayerSwitch Palette

Hit the Settings button to bring up the Settings dialog:

LayerSwitch Settings

Select a layer to display for each of the 5 buttons. As with other layer selection dialogs, you have the option to select from one in the drawing, import from another drawing, create a new layer, or select an object in the drawing. In the upper-right corner is the Quickset panel, which may be used to save and recall your favorite settings. Pressing OK takes you back to the drawing where you may now click one of the layer buttons then select objects to move to that layer. Alternatively you may first select the objects to change the layer of then select the layer button to move them to. The palette may be left open while you perform other tasks.

See Also

Blue Dot SPLayFrz

Similar to the LAYFRZ command, except will freeze (or vpfreeze, in paperspace) the "apparent" layer of certain Civil-3D entities.

Blue Dot SPLayIso

Similar to the LAYISO (Layer Isolate) command, except that when certain Civil-3D entities are selected, all layers involved in displaying the entity will remain visible. Also works to isolate entire XREFs, or individual layers inside of XREFs.

Blue Dot SPLayOff

Similar to the LAYOFF (Layer Off) command, except will turn off the "apparent" layer of certain Civil-3D entities.