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i cannot export or add styles to Axf files, to style the Axf file in mobile device. Using the ArcPad Check out Tool from Python, i can save an AXF file without styles because i reference the feature classes from the geodatabase, but i would like to add symbology style to this AXF file, i tried exporting Stylesheet file .Aps , i've added it to an Applet (copy and past Xml text) but it didn't work, when i use the tool "ArcPad Check out" from ArcMap it exports with style inside every layer definition, i would like to know also if there's a manner to set Document (mxd) as Context in ArcPy.

Any help plz

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I discovered that Layer files (.lyr), can store symbology and Data access information, and they could be referenced in the script by their path. I tested the checkout tool with the Layer file as input, and the output of the layers with symbols worked perfectly fine.

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