Use this dialog box to
specify which layers are displayed at different key view zoom levels.
For example, you can display fewer layers when zoomed out, but display
complete details when zoomed in.
At the Command prompt,
To add a new condition,
enter a drawing window width and specify the layers to display at
that width. Click the Layers to select from a list of the layers
in the active drawings. When you finish, click Add.
To modify an existing
condition, select the condition to modify and click Edit. Add or
delete layers. When you finish, click Update.
Key views are saved with
the current drawing and apply to layers in the current drawing and
all active drawings.
- Current Key View Definition List
Display the drawing window
width conditions defined in this drawing.
Copy the selected condition
to the bottom of the screen, where you can change the width and
add or remove layers.
Delete the selected condition.
- Clear List
- Width > box
Enter the width to define.
The width is the distance
across the drawing window as measured in drawing units. The more
you zoom in, the smaller this number is.
you use the ADEDEFKEYVIEW command, use the DISTANCE command to measure
the width of the window at the zoom magnifications you want to define.
- Show Only These Layers box
Specify the layers to display
when the drawing window displays a greater width than specified
in the Width > box. Separate layer names with a comma.
Click the Layers to select
from a list of layers in the active drawings. You can use wild-card
characters to specify a set of layers.
Display a list of layers
in the active drawings. Select the layers to display at the specified
Whenever the number of
drawing units displayed in the drawing window becomes greater than
a defined key view condition, AutoCAD Map 3D displays the layers specified
for that condition.
When you use key views, AutoCAD Map 3D previews
the specified layers from source drawings. Objects already in the
current drawing are not affected by key views.