Water Street Example drawings

A multi-storey example of overlay-drafting:

Further example of how Workzones and overlay-drafting aid efficient drafting and  compact drawing files.

  • Test the MYCADLAYERS command LR.
  • See how overlay-drafting works

Open the file \MYCADLAYERS\DWGS\Water St.dwg

F11 - Go to Tilemode 0, 

L* - Turn on and thaw al layers, 

ZE - Zoom Extents to see how many plotted files are accommodated in one file.  


Water Street Multiple sheets in one model


F11 – Go to Modelspace,


ZE – Zoom Extents to see all of the data revealed at one time.


Site plan

LR GP01  - to see just one floor plan.

Water Street One Floor

Look at the list of ViewPOrt layers below, notice the last six characters of each layer name.  These are the LR options to reveal all of the different views.  If you are opening an unfamiliar drawing these Viewport layers may be seen by using the MYCADKEYS command QZ Query workZones.


Water Street Workzone Codes

Or by using the AutoCAD layer dialogue box `L.

Autocad Layer dialog