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Showing and Hiding Layers From the Timeline View

As you work in the Drawing or Camera view, some layers may be in the way or are used as references. You can hide these layers to make your work area easier and less cluttered. You can show and hide layers in the Timeline view in several different ways.

To show or hide all layers in the Timeline view:

In the Timeline’s Layer toolbar, click the Enable/Disable All button to show or hide all layers. You can also click the Enable All button located in the Timeline view toolbar’s extra buttons.

To show or hide individual layers in the Timeline view:

In the Timeline’s Layer toolbar, deselect the layer’s checkbox to disable a particular layer. Select the layer’s checkbox to enable a particular layer. You can also click the Enable/Disable button located in the Timeline View toolbar’s extra buttons.

When you disable a layer in the Timeline view, the corresponding column is hidden in the Xsheet view.

To disable all layers but the selected one:

In the Timeline’s Layer toolbar, click the Show Selection and Hide All Others button to show only the currently selected layer and disable all the other layers. You can also click the Disable All Others button located in the Timeline View toolbar’s extra buttons.

 

In the Timeline view, you can hide or show certain types of layers such as Group and Effect.

To show and hide layer types in the Timeline view:

1. In the Timeline View menu, select View > Show > Show Manager.
You can also select View > Show > Show Sounds, Show Effects or Show Groups to immediately show or hide the selected type. This option will remain only for the current session. Once the application is closed and reopened, the default settings will return.

The Show Manager dialog box opens.

2. Select the types of layers you want to display and deselect the ones you want to turn off.
3. Click Set As Default to make these new settings the default ones that will be used each time to start the application. Click Restore Default to restore the settings used when installing the application.

In the Xsheet view, you have the choice of hiding or showing certain types of columns such as Annotation and Functions.

To show and hide layer types in the Timeline view:

1. In the Xsheet View menu, select View > Column Types Manager.

The Column Types dialog box opens.

2. Select the types of columns you want to display and disable the ones you want to hide.
3. Click Set As Default to make these new settings the default ones that will be used each time to start he application. Click Restore Default to restore the settings used when installing the application.

Related Topics 

Layers and Columns
Modifying Layers
Showing and Hiding Columns
Layer Properties
Renaming Layers and Columns