Plotting from model space


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Plotting from model space

At some point in the design process, you'll need to create a hard copy of your drawing, and at first glance, printing from AutoCAD may seem a little more intimidating than printing from a program like Microsoft Word. This is because the geometry in a CAD file will measure true size, and will probably require some scaling to get it to fit on a sheet of paper. In this lesson, we're going to learn how to print an AutoCAD drawing from model space. On my screen, I have a drawing of a proposed parking lot layout. Let's assume that I just received this file via email from a client and I'd like to print the drawing on an eight-and-a- half-by-eleven inch sheet of paper.

To do that, I'm going to move up to the Quick Access Toolbar and I'll launch the Plot command. This brings up the Plot dialog box. From here, I will select my printer first. I can do that by opening this menu. And in the list, I can see all of the printers that are physically connected to my machine. Now, I ...

Plotting from model space
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Plotting from model space provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2013 Essentials: 01 Interface and Drawing Management

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