Freezes the layers associated with entities that you select in the drawing (short for "layer freeze").
Accessing the Command
command bar: layfrz
menu bar: Settings | Layers | Freeze Layer
ribbon: Home | Layers | Freeze
toolbar: Layers | Freeze
Prompts you in the command bar:
Current setting: Viewports=Freeze, Block nesting level=Block
Select an entity on the layer to be frozen or [Settings]: (Pick an entity, or type S)
This layer has been frozen: LAYERNAME.
Select an entity on the layer to be frozen or [Settings]: (Pick another entity, or else press Enter to exit the command)
The current layer cannot be frozen; BricsCAD warns you:
Cannot freeze layer. It is the current layer.
Select an entity on the layer to be frozen
Selects a single entity whose layer should be frozen. The prompt repeats itself until you press Enter so that you can freeze more than one layer.
Specifies the tricky case of how layers holding viewports and blocks (and xrefs) should be frozen; prompts you:
Enter setting type for [Viewports/Block selection] - (enter an option):
Layer - creates layers and changes their properties in the Drawing Explorer.
-Layer - creates layers and changes their properties in the command bar.
LayerState - saves and restores layer states.
LayThw - thaws all frozen layers.
LayIso - isolates layers associated with selected entities.
LayLck - locks layers associated with selected entities.
LayUlk - unlocks layers associated with selected entities.
LayOff - turns off layers associated with selected entities.
LayOn - turns on all layers that have been turned off.