Join Jim LaPier for an in-depth discussion in this video Page setups and plotting, part of Up and Running with AutoCAD for Mac.
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…Now that we have our layouts created, our text…and dimensions in place, it's time to plot our drawing.…AutoCAD has quite a few tools to help us…automate printing, but most start with a good page setup.…A page setup is created for each layout and stores…things like default plotter, page size, scale, and plot styles.…When on a layout, a visor should be visible here, which allows us…to edit the page setup for that layout.…Or we can go to the File menu and click Edit Page…Setups to create Page Setups we can assign to all of our layouts.…
We'll click here, and make sure your dialog box…is expanded to show you all of your options.…We can select the printer here and page sizes here.…If you're working from home or off site, and will be printing your final set…on a full size plotter later, you can create custom page sizes to format…your page for your paper that your home printer may not be able to handle.…I'll click manage custom sizes, and create one for 24 by…36, 11 by 17, or any other size I will need.…
For what to print, we can set the display which is really…
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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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