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bababarghi

Guys,

 

What is the solution if I want to convert all entities on

Layer Pen35 (Colour=ByLayer) to Layer Base (Colour=Yellow)?

 

Both Laytrans and LayMrg (and even this) won't allow me to pick target layer's colour.

 

I need to apply several of such layer mappings e.g.

- Pen25 --> Base (White)

- Pen35 --> Base (Yellow)

- Pen50 --> Base (Red)

etc.

 

Additionally, I can't use Quick Select because of numerous nested blocks in the drawing. Above question would be addressed if I could select objects in nested blocks with Quick Select.

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bababarghi

Just in case if anyone else had a same situation, here is what I did:

 

There is LSP in ToolPac called Hardcode Color which basically assigns object colour from their layer colour (hardcode). All I did afterwards, was to put all my objects onto Base layer. :)

 

P.S: if anyone has a similar routine to assign hardcoded colours on objects (based on their layer colour), please let me know.

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BIGAL

What about using FILTER then Properties

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bababarghi
What about using FILTER then Properties

 

Not a chance. As I said in my first post, there are several multi level nested blocks which caused the whole grief initially.

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BIGAL

You may have to do a by object type conversion and run a couple of passes, in particular one for blocks, checkout WWW.Lee-mac.com for a change all block properties.

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bababarghi

Sadly, I am not following on following two parts:

 

... by object type conversion ...

:huh:

 

change all block properties

Does Lee have a lsp for that?! :unsure:

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