Start collaborating with your team and share layers!

Layers has become one of our most popular features. Layers allows Scriptation users to organize their annotations, including highlights, photos, and written notes, into separate displays that can be toggled on and off.

With Shareable Layers, users can now export their annotations and share with other Scriptation users as a Scriptation Layer File (.slf), who can import that file into their own PDF script.

For Scriptation Team and Team Studio users, Live Layers is a powerful new feature which allows users to instantly share layers within their team.

TIP: Even though Exporting Layers is an Industry Pro feature, for a limited time, ALL users can use Sharing Layers free of charge! And even after the current promotion expires, Scriptation users without a paid license can still receive layers completely free of charge. Layers are only available on the iOS and macOS versions of the app.

NOTE: When a Layer is shared, only annotations on Native script pages are shared. Annotations on Added Pages, Facing Pages, or Copied/Pasted Pages are not. This restriction allows for the successful sharing of Layers between teams working on the same script, as added pages are personalized to each individual user. Want to share ALL of your notes? Share the file instead.

To begin, tap the Layers button to display the Layers menu.



Tap the "**...**" next to the layer you want and tap Share.



Tap Share and select your method of sharing your .slf file. You can share your Layer file via Mail app, Gmail, AirDrop, and basically any messaging app you can attach a file with.



REMINDER: Sharing Layer files is a Scriptation Industry Pro feature. However, any Scriptation user can receive and open a .slf file.



When you receive a Layer file, simply tap the .slf and select Copy to Scriptation to open the Layer.

If you don't see Scriptation as an option, you may want to add Scriptation as an iOS Favorite App. For now though, just swipe to the right of your app list and tap MORE to find Scriptation.



Scriptation will now even highlight the appropriate file to migrate the Layer to!


Now you'll be able to toggle these notes in your Layers menu.

What's Next?

How to Import Layers
How to Merge Layers
How to Show/Hide Layers
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