Join Jim LaPier for an in-depth discussion in this video The Plot dialog, part of AutoCAD for Mac 2015 Essential Training.
- Since we've already set up our Page Setup…for our preferred settings,…the Plot Dialog should be mostly preset.…However, we still have a few options,…including adjusting our Page Setup…for a temporary or a quick override.…I'm going to go to File, and Print,…and here we can see that the Page Setup,…Lynda 1, is already set at the preset.…Keep in mind everything below this line…is controlled by AutoCAD.…However, everything above the line…is controlled by the Mac OS X operating system.…
There are times where the Mac OS X operating system…will set the Paper Size to Letter,…even though we have a Special Letter that we wanted to use.…I can click here to get a Print Preview,…and AutoCAD will generate a temporary PDF…to show me exactly what my Plot will look like.…When I close this, note that,…as I go back into the Plot Dialog,…the Paper Size has already been reset to US Letter,…so keep an eye on this setting and make sure…that it is what it needs to be before you print.…From the Plot Dialog, I can also have the option, here,…
- Accessing palettes
- Changing preferences
- Opening and saving files
- Working with views
- Creating basic geometry: lines, ellipses, splines, and more
- Selecting, moving, copying, and scaling geometry
- Working with layers
- Using gradients
- Creating blocks and dynamic blocks
- Working with references
- Creating layouts
- Annotating drawings
- Plotting and sharing
- Starting in 3D
Skill Level Beginner
1. The Interface
2. File Management
4. Basic Geometry
5. Geometry Tools
6. Modifying Geometry
8. Advanced Objects
11. Plotting and Sharing
12. 3D Basics
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