Metadata Options dialog box

To import a template

To export a template

To remove a template

Using Metadata Templates

In the Display Manager, select a layer. Click Tools View Metadata.

Template Tab

Metadata standard

Specify the metadata standard.

The default metadata standard depends on your version of AutoCAD Map 3D.

Use template

Use the selected metadata template in the window below as the default.


Import a metadata template.


Export a metadata template.


Rename the selected metadata template.


Remove the selected metadata template.

Preference Tab

Latitude/Longitude Precision

For latitude and longitude, set the number of digits to display after the decimal point. The default is 6.

Auto Update

Update metadata as soon as the data source is updated (or as soon as the metadata is reconnected to its updated data source).