Copies one or more objects to another layer.

Access Methods


 Ribbon:  Home tab Layers panel Copy Objects to New Layer Not available on the ribbon in the current workspace
 Menu:  Format Layers Copy Objects to New Layer Not available in menus in the current workspace
 Toolbar: Layers II


Creates duplicates of selected objects on a layer that you specify. You can also specify a different location for the duplicated objects.

If you enter -COPYTOLAYER at the Command prompt, options are displayed.

List of Prompts

The following prompts are displayed.

Select Object on Destination Layer

Specifies the layer on which the selected objects are placed.

Specify Base Point

Specifies the base point of the copied objects.


Enters coordinate values that specify a relative distance and direction.


Enter or select Name to display the Copy to Layer dialog box.

  • Specify Base Point
  • Displacement