Specifying an AutoCAD Layer During Import
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By default, AutoCAD Map 3D imports data to an AutoCAD layer with the same name as the layer (sometimes called a schema, level, or file) in the input file. If an AutoCAD layer with this name already exists, objects are copied to that layer. Otherwise, a new AutoCAD layer is created and objects are copied to the new layer.

If you assign the input layer to an object class with a layer property, the default will instead be the default AutoCAD layer defined by the object class, and the Drawing Layer field displays <By Class>.

You can specify one of the following layer options:

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