Add selectable property to a .lyr file

08-20-2010 05:37 AM
Status: Open
Esri Contributor

Is it possible to add a property to a .lyr file to set a layer selectable or not?
Currently this has to be done in the .mxd (menu Selection -> Set Selectable Layers or Selection tab in TOC), but I have a lot of layerfiles (topographic data) that I want to make not selectable by default.