Copy objects to new layer

Copy objects to new layer

Copy objects to new layer

MouseOK    Ribbon: Home – Layers >  Copy objects to new layer

MouseOK    Menu: Format – Layer tools >  Copy objects to new layer

MouseOK    Toolbar: Layers 2 -

KeyboardOK Command line: COPYTOLAYER

Creation of selected objects copies on the specified layer. For objects’ copies you can specify another location. It is possible to select objects beforehand.

Command options:


Starts other options to select objects.


Starts the Copy to Layer dialog to specify a layer where objects’ copies are placed.


A value of displacement of objects’ copies by specifying a relative distance by entering coordinates. Coordinates specify a displacement value of objects’ copies not a point location.


Finishes the command without objects’ replacement.

Command prompts when specifying a base point

Select an object to change its layer or [?]:

Select objects.

Select object on destination layer or [?/Name]:

Select an object on a layer to place copies.

Select object on destination layer or [?/Name]:

Select Name option to specify a layer in the Copy to Layer dialog.

Specify base point or [Displacement/Exit]

Specify a base point to replace the copied objects.

Specify second point or displacement <use first point as displacement>

Specify a second point for replacement.

Command prompts when you replace copies:

Specify base point or [Displacement/Exit]

Select Displacement.

Specify displacement:

Enter coordinates values, which specify relative distance and direction.

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