Importing Styles and Settings
 
 
 
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Update styles and settings in the current drawing by importing from a drawing template (DWT) or a drawing (DWG).

A style must be imported if it has a dependency on another style or setting that is selected to be imported. These styles are shown as selected and grayed out.

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Import styles and settings from a template or drawing, and purge unused styles and settings.

The following styles can be imported.

Imported Styles
Object styles
Label styles
Table styles
Quantity takeoff criteria
Alignment design check sets

You can optionally import some settings. The following settings are imported.

Imported Settings
Drawing Ambient settings
Feature settings
Command settings
LandXML settings
Expressions (imported only if referred to by a label or table style)
User Defined Property Classifications (imported only if referred to by a label or table style)
Page Layouts (imported only if referred to by a style)

Not all settings can be imported. The following settings are not imported.

Settings Tree Items that Are Not Imported
Description key sets
Point file formats
External data references (XDREFs)
Drawing Units and Zone settings
Drawing Transformation settings
Drawing Object Layers settings
Drawing Abbreviation settings
Expressions (if not referred to by a label or table style)
User Defined Property Classifications (if not referred to by a label or table style)
Page Layouts (if not referred to by another style)
Label style default settings
Procedure
Importing Styles and Settings