I am trying to duplicate my layout so that i can have mulitple layout sizes and/or orientations. Is there anyway to do this?
haven't tried... but promising
once you have the layout created (or a shell), go to the Share tab and there is 'Save as Layout File' and 'Layout Export'... then from the new layout , you should be able to import it or way at the bottom of the dialog, import/load an existing one
Not sure whether this is what you are looking for but to easily duplicate a layout, or map, open Catelog / Layouts. Then right-click on the layout of interest and select "Copy". Then right-click on Layout folder and select 'Paste'. This will create a copy of your layout that can then be renamed and modified.
Unfortunately this creates, as far as I can see, a live link between the 2 layouts. So if you change the one the other also changes. Best is to share the layout as suggested by others. I.e. Share, Layout File (save file), then right click Layouts in Catalog pane and import this layout file (*.pagx).
You could share your initial layout as a *.pagx layout file and add to your project again and again. Modify each layouts properties accordingly.
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