Layouts Manager

Layouts Manager

Layouts Manager

MouseOK    Ribbon: Layout – Manage >  Layout Manager

MouseOK    Menu: Insert –  Layouts

KeyboardOK Command line: LAYOUTSMANAGER

The Layouts Manager dialog window allows you to manage the layouts of the document.

The dialog box displays a list of the layouts that contained in the document and information about their options.

The commands intended for work with layouts are represented by buttons located at the top right of the dialog box:

To make the current layout, you should double click on the layout.

To choose layout, for example to copy it, left click on the layout.

To navigate in the layouts list quickly, press (or press and hold) the Down Arrow key or Up Arrow key on the keyboard.

Information in the columns of the dialog box:


State of layout. The current layout is marked with .


Name of layout.


The plotter name assigned to the layout.


Information about selected paper format for the layout.


Create new layout

Creates new layout.

Load layouts from template

Creates a layout from an existing template file.

Save layout as template

Saves a layout as template.

Rename layout

Renames a layout.

Copy layout

Copies a layout.

Delete layout

Deletes a layout.

Move up

Moves the layout up by one. The layout tab moves one position to the left.

Move down

Moves the layout down by one. The layout tab moves one position to the left.

Page setup

Opens the Page Setup dialog box to adjust the plotter settings.

To start the command:


1.    Select a layout in the list of the dialog box.

2.    Click the button of the necessary command.

3.    If the command asks for a new layout name, type its name in a dialog box and click OK.

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