Creating a layout, pt. 1: Choosing a paper size


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Creating a layout, pt. 1: Choosing a paper size

Most production drafting will require us to create formal plots. These plots will typically have a title block that contains our company logo, client information, scale information, drawing title and other things. To create our formal plots, we are going to use what's known as a layout. In this lesson, we'll set up our layout and choose a paper size. On my screen, I have a mechanical example. Let's say, I'd like to plot this drawing using our company title block. To do that, I am going to set up a layout. If we click at the lower-left corner, we can see that this drawing has two layouts.

Each layout represents a sheet of paper that we can use to print our drawing. I am going to select Layout1 and notice that this looks like a sheet of paper. Also notice there is a rectangle on the paper, inside of which we can see our part. This rectangle is called a Viewport, and we are going to talk about Viewports a little bit later. So since I have selected this, I am going to press m...

Creating a layout, pt. 1: Choosing a paper size
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Creating a layout, pt. 1: Choosing a paper size provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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