Subject: Importing and exporting layer states from files



Layer states can be imported and exported as .las files. Exporting layer states from one drawing and importing them in a new drawing is a quick way to create all the new layers you need for the new drawing.

To import a layer state from a file

   1   Do one of the following to choose Layer States Manager ():

   On the ribbon, choose Home > Layer States Manager (in Layers).

   On the menu, choose Format > Layer State Manager or choose Format > Explore Layers, then click the Layer States Manager tool.

   On the Format toolbar, click the Layer States Manager tool.

   Type layerstate and then press Enter.

   2   Click Open.

   3   Select the .las file to import.

   4   Click Import.

To export a layer state to a file

   1   Do one of the following to choose Layer State Manager ():

   On the ribbon, choose Home > Layer States Manager (in Layers).

   On the menu, choose Format > Layer State Manager or choose Format > Explore Layers, then click the Layer States Manager tool.

   On the Format toolbar, click the Layer States Manager tool.

   Type layerstate and then press Enter.

   2   Select the layer state to export.

   3   Click Export.

   4   Enter a name for the .las file.

   5   Click OK.

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