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Oakley CAD Services Ltd
OCSLLayerMaker is an AutoCAD® application that creates layers based upon the chosen standard format provided from Internet data or alternatively bespoke format from a series of text files.

General Usage Instructions

OCSLLayerMaker is an AutoCAD application that creates AutoCAD layers based upon a specific standard format which is either available via the Internet or a series of specifically configured text files.  OCSLLayerMaker can be configured for a specific based standard if required and the appropriate settings can be mapped using the AutoCAD options and OCSL_LayerMaker Tab.

The present version creates layer to the following standard formats: 

  • AIA – AIA CAD Layer Guidelines USNCS-V5. 
  • AIA ISO 13567 – AIA CAD Layer Guidelines USNCS-V5. 
  • BS1192:2007 - British Standard 1192:2007 (Uniclass Version 2015).  
  • BS1192:2007 - British Standard 1192:2007 (Uniclass Version 1.4). ·.
  • CP83 – CP83 Part 1: 2004 Singapore Standard.
  • Bespoke (Based upon Local Txt files)

OCSL_LayerMaker works by selecting the appropriate fields from the drop down boxes to create the appropriate layer names. Layers can be created by double clicking the description, using the “Add Current” button or the “Add All in List” button.  Where options are available these can be set by using the Unlock / Lock where available. All settings are saved to the registry.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Launches the form from which to create AutoCAD Layers.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk App Store has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart Autodesk product to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) or Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP), and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Further Help and support information, including purchase options are available from the website:


This includes specific help for each of the Standard formats supported with a dedicated page to each as well as guidance on how to set up the chosen format using the AutoCAD Options.

There are also videos showing how the OCSL_LayerMaker application works.

Known Issues

Internet connection require to access Layer standard format data


Company Name: Oakley CAD Services Ltd
Support Contact: info@OCSLTools.com

Author/Company Information

Oakley CAD Services Ltd

Support Information

Further support information including software Licensing, configuration and help information is available from the Website http://www.ocsltools.com/index.php/autocad-tools/


Requests for help can also be processed through the Contact Form or directly by email :  Info@Oakley-cad.co.uk

Version History

Version Number Version Description


Added 2016-2017 support – Uniclass 2015 support and Bespoke Layer Txt File support


Inclusion of Layers formats for AIA – AIA ISO 13567 & CP83 added to application


Initial Release

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