Use Dynamo to create and manipulate Autocad / Civil 3D layers

Would anybody know how to create a layer in Autocad / Civil 3D, and set name and color, using Python in Dynamo?

@JacobSmall

In Dynamo for Civil 3D 2020 you can feed any string value into the “Layer” input of most nodes and it will make a new layer with that name. I have not seen anyone set layer colors though. Object color is doable via OOTB nodes though.

I know that. But setting layer color is essential in my case. I did not find any OOTB nodes to do that, so i am eager to try some AutoCAD dotNET API stuff through Dynamo and Python. But cant find a good reference for this :slight_smile:

Hi try this Link to get an idea of what is the code to create a Layer.
Attached an implementation with Python in Dynamo for Civil 3D.CreateLayerByNameColor.dyn (8.7 KB)

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Thanks for helping out, @Paolo_Emilio_Serra1. Will check this out.

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