How To: Work in a multiple layout environment in ArcGIS


This document describes how to simulate a multiple layout environment in ArcMap by creating a template for each layout.


  1. Click File > Save As to bring up the Save As dialog box.
  2. Select ArcMap Templates (*.mxt) from the 'Save as type' drop down menu.
  3. Click on the Change Layout tool on the layout toolbar.
  4. Browse to the map template to use.

    This will apply the layout elements from the template to the current layout.

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Last Published: 5/5/2016

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