Add Layer

Toolbar / Icon:
Menu: Layer > Add Layer
Shortcut: Y, A
Commands: layeradd | ya


This command creates a new layer. The layer dialog is shown where you can specify the name for the new layer and adjust its attributes.

QCAD Professional:

In addition, you can choose if objects on this layer can be snapped to and if this layer should be printed.
A layer can be made a sub-layer of a parent layer. The layer list will then show a tree structure of hierarchical layers.