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Grethe Connerth

Organisation Design Layers Saved Views Sheet Layers & Viewports

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It would be SO very useful and supportive if it were possible to organise Design Layers, Saved Views, Sheet Layers & Viewports to into sub-folders, showing up kind of 'grouped' in the Navigation Palette.

 

--> Same as you can do with Classes, by simply adding a dash ' - ' in between the words.

 

I have many highly complex VW files, and they are filled with a huge number of Design Layers, Saved Views, Sheet Layers & Viewports.

 

Any input is much appreciated.

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haha, funny, I am just watching the video, and am only half way through it 😜

 

It looks rather too complex in comparison to a simple request of mine.

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Did you get to the part where Jim talks about tags?  Granted it’s not the same as the folders you suggest, but personally I think it would be extremely useful functionality.  For me, preferable to folders or groups - tags for something like this are much more versatile. 

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Yes I saw that.

I believe it's just an overkill to when I want something 'simple'.

Also having to assign tags will take it to a level of complexity I don't necessarily want, when I want to quickly create straightforward drawing files.

I am happy to have both options, keeping it simple with a dash creating sub-folders, and tags when I am diving into the deeper end of my works.

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Already on the wishlist here - 

 

We definitely need folders, the ability to colour code layer names and the ability to add visual dividers to the layer list. Simple options as you say.

 

Kevin

 

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My clumsy work around is to use empty sheet & design layers as visual dividers in my layer's list.

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1 hour ago, Boh said:

My clumsy work around is to use empty sheet & design layers as visual dividers in my layer's list.

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^ I do this too.

KM

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11 hours ago, Kevin McAllister said:

Already on the wishlist here - 

 

 

 

aah, embarrassing, I voted on that post myself and forgot I did ... 😱

 

Hi @Boh hi @Kevin ,

 

same here, I do this with

Design Layers " ^^^ Name of type of work in Design Layers above ^^^ -------- "

and Sheet Layers " --- ^^^ EMPTY ^^^ "

haven't done it in Saved Views or the Viewport names yet ...

 

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