How to Easily Import Layers Into Bluebeam Revu

As a Bluebeam Certified Instructor, I get asked a lot of questions. As someone who builds custom tools and training for companies around the world, I get asked a lot of very specific questions.
How to add layers Bluebeam?
Can I copy layers to another pdf?

Leading up to this video I created a blank template pdf with a few markups representing all the standard layers I use for markups in Bluebeam Revu. I then pinned the document into my Recent Files Categories.

In the video, I show how you can simply click & drag the template file into a new pdf document, which will create all the layers within the new file. After you drag & drop, verify the layers are created and delete the template page. The layers will appear greyed out indicating the layer exists, but there are no markups currently on those layers. This is an important process to run before you upload documents to a Studio Session because once uploaded we’re not able to create layers.

If you want to learn everything there is to know about Layers in Bluebeam Revu, check out these articles:

Understanding Revu Layers like a Pro

4 Ways to Create Layers in Bluebeam Revu

How To Use & Manage Layers in Bluebeam Revu – A Quick Rundown

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