LAYFRZ (Command)

 
 
 

Freezes the layer of selected objects.

Access Methods

Button

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

Summary

Objects on frozen layers are invisible. In large drawings, freezing unneeded layers speeds up operations involving display and regeneration. In a layout, you can freeze layers in individual layout viewports.

List of Prompts

The following prompts are displayed.

Select an Object on a Layer to be Frozen

Specifies the layer to be frozen.

Settings

Displays settings for viewports and block definitions. The setting you choose persists from session to session.

Viewports

Displays settings for viewports.

  • Freeze. Freezes all objects in all viewports.
  • Vpfreeze. Freezes an object in the current viewport only.
Block Selection

Displays settings for block definitions.

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

Undo

Cancels the previous layer selection.