Creating a layout, pt. 2: Inserting a title block


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Creating a layout, pt. 2: Inserting a title block

Now that we have set up our layout and established a paper size, our next goal is to add the title block. Generally speaking, a layout acts just like Model Space. So if I wanted to, I could draft my title block right here on the Layout tab. I could launch the Rectangle command, and I could pick a point here and draw it to here. I can then press my Spacebar to relaunch the command and then let me turn on my running object snaps, I could start my rectangle at this endpoint and draw it to here, and I could slowly start building my title block.

Instead, in an effort to save time, I have already created a drawing that contains my title block geometry. Let's drag that geometry onto this layout. I am going to erase these rectangles, because I don't need these anymore, and then I will move up and launch the Open command. And then I will jump into the chapter_ 15 folder, inside of our Exercise Files directory and I will select this titleblock drawing, and I will click Open. Now that I have t...

Creating a layout, pt. 2: Inserting a title block
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Creating a layout, pt. 2: Inserting a title block provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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