Creating a layout, pt. 3: Cutting viewports


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Creating a layout, pt. 3: Cutting viewports

Now that we have added a title block to our layout, we are ready to finalize our settings and create a Viewport, such that we can see our part and set it to a measurable scale. First of all, let's take a look at the geometry in this layout. Notice the geometry is displaying using the layer colors. Wouldn't it be nice if our layout displayed just like a plot preview? Let me show you how we can do that. I am going to right-click on the Layout name, and then I will select Page Setup Manager, and then I will select Modify. Now, we have already taken care of these plot settings ahead of time.

Let's take a look at the plot style table. I will open up this menu and I will select the monochrome pens, and notice that since I am using a layout, I have the option of displaying the plot styles. I will turn this feature on, I'll click OK, and close. Now, my geometry is displaying using the colors in the plot style table. We can take this concept even one step further. Maybe I would like ...

Creating a layout, pt. 3: Cutting viewports
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Creating a layout, pt. 3: Cutting viewports provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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