Join Jim LaPier for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating layouts, part of Up and Running with AutoCAD for Mac.
…A drawing package may include several sheets, and so…we're often required to create several layouts in our drawings.…By default, AutoCAD templates have two layouts…already created named Layout One and Two.…We can access the available layouts using the menu here in the…status bar, and clicking on the layout tab we want to navigate to.…Here, in Layout One, we can see a single viewport already created for us.…For the purposes of this lesson, we'll delete…this viewport and create our own in a moment.…
To start, I'll create a rectangle to represent the…sheet of paper I want to eventually print on.…I'll create a rectangle, starting at zero zero and make…it 11 units wide by 8 and a half units tall.…As most printers cannot print all the way to the edge…of a piece of paper I'll offset the rectangle a quarter unit.…Now, let's go to the View menu and select one new viewport.…We'll pick our two points here and here, and we can see the viewport is created.…
Zoom to show everything we had in model space.…If we double click inside the viewport, this…
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- Accessing the palettes
- Adjusting user preferences
- Working with different file types
- Editing polylines
- Modifying objects
- Controlling layers
- Creating blocks
- Building layouts
- Adding annotations
- Working with 3D geometry
Skill Level Beginner
1. The Interface
2. File Management
3. Basic Geometry
5. Advanced Objects
Creating layouts3m 35s
9. 3D Basics
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