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What's your opinion about this wish?

Essential (5)
12
63%
Important (4)
1
5%
Average (3)
4
21%
Not important (2)
No votes
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Not needed (1)
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11%
By TurboGlider
#188737
Hi!

I will have a thing called layergroups. That's not a layercombination, that's a group of some layers. So if I turn on/off / locked a group, all layers in that group will have that status.

A layers should not needed to be in a group, and a layer should have the ability to be in more than 1 group.

Then I easily could make groups that for example turn on /off some xrefs, constructions and so on. This feature would make the daily designwork much more easy.

/Tobias
#188772
If I use Layer Combinations, then I could have a layer combination for example "Turn all layers on". When I create a LC I have to setup every layers status for that combination. When I create a new layer I need to set that status in every combination (ok for that)

But, lets say I have a group of layers I often need to turn on / off, for example a constructionxref. I can't do it with the help of LC, because a LC set status of every single layer, not just a few of them.

I'm not sure how to explain in other way. Don't ask me why I work in this way, but in some project I don't have a choice and in almost everyone of those project this function would help me alot.
I'm not sitting in the sketchingpart of projects, I'm the man that builds BIM-models of sketchmodels most of my time (if there isn't any complex forms, then I'm working with sketches too) and connect architectures and constructions together and need to turn on / off layers alot when I build my models.
#295203
Who's voting not needed? We need this for layer organisation as much as anything. I disagree that layers need to be able to be in more than one group at once, but a simple folder style layer grouping system would be a revelation!
By 3x3
#328215
Something like this would also aid in organising next to layer combinations. It will also help with simplyfying the layer overview when there are a lot of layers. It makes a layer easier reachable. And it is also give user another method for organising. Where the prefered method or combination of methods can be used in line with office/project process.

A flat option/toggle layer representation might still be required.