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Dwg - Xref

Gisele
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One a .dwg is attached as an Xref, can we re-access the layers to control the layers visibility without binding the Xref?

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Lingwisyer
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The dwg layers do not appear ammended to the bottom of your Layers Panel? I do not usually place xRefs and instead just place Drawings, but I think that was how it worked for me previously.

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Barry Kelly
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I have never used XREF.

I just place a DWG with the 'drawing' tool and then in the drawing settings you can access the embedded layers.

 

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You can also access from the info box when you select the placed drawing ...

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You won't see the layers in the regular layer dialogue though.

 

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 I like to work with Xrefs because I want to avoid adding layers to the file. 

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