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Update the docs: .LYRX layer files support standalone tables, not just layers

03-10-2023 07:22 AM
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In ArcGIS Pro 2.9, the following functionality was added:

What's new in ArcGIS Pro 2.9

You can now save a stand-alone table as a layer file (*.lyrx).

Could the layer file documentation be updated to reflect that change? Right now, the docs don't seem to mention that .LYRX files support standalone tables:

ArcGIS Pro - Save a layer file

A layer can exist outside of your map or project as a layer file (.lyrx). This allows others to access the layers you've built. You can share layers over the network or by email.


That would help avoid confusion for users. 

Related: Idea - Layer/table definition files (readable in a text editor)