Friday, January 30, 2009

Revert the Layer Properties Manager Back to Static Based in 2009 Civil 3D

The dynamic function of the layer properties manager box is a fantastic new feature with 2009 civil 3D.  However, it is a memory hog and there can be a severe lag time between edits to it.  There are a couple workarounds for this minor issue.  Set up layer group filters to improve the performance by reducing the number of layers on display at any one time (, or change the layer properties manager functionality to static based.  Do this by typing layerdlgmode and setting it to 0 instead of 1.