Join Shaun Bryant for an in-depth discussion in this video Making viewports from objects, part of AutoCAD: Plotting & Publishing.
- View Offline
- Exercise Files
- [Voiceover] We're still in the 04_Viewports.dwg file,…and you're following along with your saved version,…your local version that you've downloaded…from the lynda.com Exercise Files.…Now I've deliberately left the drawing…in the same layout tab that we were using…in the previous video,…which is the STAIR A layout tab,…bottom left corner of the screen,…and I'm in the layout tab on the ribbon…because I'm working with my layout viewport.…Now in the previous two videos,…we looked at clipping a viewport…to make it into a different shape,…which is our rectangular one here,…and then in the video before that,…we did a polygonal viewport in the irregular space as well.…
Now the other really neat feature…with viewports in AutoCAD is the ability…to create a viewport from any object.…And it's really rather useful.…You can have circular viewports.…You can have ellipsoidal viewports.…So what we're going to do just for a little bit of fun…is we're going to delete this viewport here.…So if I click on it like that…and just hit the delete key on the keyboard,…
- Printing and plotting
- Scaling drawings
- Working in model space vs. paper space
- Creating and modifying page setups with the AutoCAD Page Setup Manager
- Creating and clipping viewports
- Adding an annotative scale
- Plotting and publishing from Quick View
- Changing plot styles
- Plotting electronically to DWF, DWFx, and PDF
- Publishing sheet lists
Skill Level Appropriate for all
AutoCAD Architecture Essential Trainingwith Paul F. Aubin7h 27m Intermediate
AutoCAD: Tips, Tricks, and Industry Secretswith Jeff Bartels3h 48m Intermediate
3D Architectural Modeling with AutoCADwith Scott Onstott3h 12m Intermediate
AutoCAD 2016 Essential Trainingwith Scott Onstott8h 46m Beginner
Cert Prep: AutoCAD Certified Professionalwith Shaun Bryant4h 40m Appropriate for all
1. Introduction to Plotting and Publishing
2. Modelspace & Paperspace
3. Page Setup Manager
5. Plotting to Scale
6. Quick View and Drawing Tabs
7. Plotting Styles & Setting Up
8. Plotting Electronically
9. Publishing Your Drawings
Next steps1m 45s
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.