In this video, Shaun Bryant explains how to work in the Layout tab (paper space) in AutoCAD.
- [Instructor] Once again, we're staying in our … Ground Floor Plan Revision A.dwg file … and you will see at the moment, … we're in the model space in the model tab. … Now as I said in the previous video, … that's where we do all our design work, … we draw things, we add things like our blocks, … our doors, our windows, et cetera. … Now, we need to communicate that design intent to … a person that might want to lay out this floor plan … with all the furniture that is displayed in the floor plan. … Now we've drawn it all out. … We've got our grid lines, our desks, our chairs, et cetera. … What we do now is we go into the paper space, … also know as the layout tab. … So there's our ISO A1 Landscape layout tab. … Click on it to make it current. … So you'll see now that you've got what looks like … a sheet of paper and that's literally what it is. … What we're doing now is we're kind of having … a bit of a throwback to the drawing board age … where this is how you would lay this out on a drawing board, …
- Using workspaces
- Working in the Model and Layout tabs
- Saving and restoring views
- Locking viewports and freezing viewport layers
- Adding a title block
- Using annotative dimensions and revision clouds