Layouts pt. 3: Cutting a viewport


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Layouts pt. 3: Cutting a viewport

We are ready to create a viewport such that we can see our part and set it to a measurable scale. Now you maybe asking yourself where is our part drawing in relation to this Layout tab? Let's take a look. If I go back to Model space, I can do that by clicking the Model tab, we can see our drawing. This is where we create our geometry and our dimensions. Let me click back on my Layout tab. Now the layout sits on top of Model space. That means if I want to see my geometry, I have to cut a hole in this layout. Now AutoCAD calls this hole a viewport and we are going to create a viewport using the Viewport toolbar.

So I'm going to turn on a toolbar, let me move over an existing tool and right-click. And in the toolbar list, I'm going to come down and select my Viewports toolbar and when I click, that guy pops up on screen. I'm going to dock him at the top of my interface. So let me click and hold in the blue area and we'll drag him up to the top of the interface and I will release. N...

Layouts pt. 3: Cutting a viewport
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Layouts pt. 3: Cutting a viewport provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2008 Essential Training

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