Locks the layer associated with an entity selected in the drawing; locked layers can be seen but not edited (short for "layer lock").
Accessing the Command
command bar: laylck
menu bar: Settings | Layers | Lock Layer
ribbon: Home | Layers | Lock
toolbar: Layers | Lock
Prompts you in the command bar:
Select an entity on the layer to be locked: (Choose an entity)
This layer has been locked: <LayerName>
Locked layers can be shown faded. The LAYERLOCKFADECTL variable sets the fading level between 0 (no fading) and 90 (very faded).
|Select an entity on the layer to be locked||
Specifies the layer to be locked by the entity selected.
LayUlk - unlocks layers associated with selected entities.
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.
LayFrz - freezes layers associated with selected entities.
LayThw - thaws all frozen layers.
LayIso - isolates layers associated with selected entities.
LayOff - turns off layers associated with selected entities.
LayOn - turns on all layers that have been turned off.
LayUnlk - unlocks locked layers.