LAYOFF (Command)

 
 
 

Turns off the layer of a selected object.

Access Methods

Button

 Ribbon:  Home tab Layers panel Off Not available on the ribbon in the current workspace
 Menu:  Format Layer Tools Layer Off Not available in menus in the current workspace
 Toolbar: Layers II

Summary

Turning off the layer of a selected object makes that object invisible. This command is useful if you need an unobstructed view when working in a drawing or if you don’t want to plot details such as reference lines.

List of Prompts

The following prompts are displayed.

Select an Object on the Layer to be Turned Off

Selects one or more objects whose layers you want to turn off.

Settings

Displays the Viewports and Block Definition setting types. The setting you choose persists from session to session.

Viewports

Displays the Viewports setting types.

  • Vpfreeze: In paper space, freezes the layer selected in the current viewport.
  • Off: In paper space, turns off selected layers in all viewports.
Block Selection

Displays the Block Selection setting types, where you can freeze layers of selected objects.

  • Block: Turns off the layers of selected objects. If a selected object is nested in a block, the layer containing that block is turned off. If a selected object is nested in an xref, the layer of the object is turned off.
  • Entity: Turns off layers of selected objects even if they are nested in an xref or a block.
  • None: Turns off the layers of selected objects. If a block or an xref is selected, the layer containing that block or xref is turned off.

Undo

Cancels the previous layer selection.