In ArcGIS, a file with a .lyr extension that stores the path to a source dataset and other layer properties, including symbology.

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Adding Layerfiles (.lyr) to QGIS?

At college we use ArcGIS Desktop 10, but that does not function on my Mac so I have QGIS there instead. I want to do my exercises with QGIS, but we use .lyr files with ArcGIS Desktop, and they are ...
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SLD to Esri lyr file?

Does anybody know if there's a sw/extension to convert an SLD to Esri. lyr format, or to import the SLD directly?
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How do you explain what a .lyr file is?

My organization uses .lyr files consistently as a means for our users to view the data and build their mxds. It works great for our purposes, but we have run into an issue where we don't think the ...