Plotting a layout


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Plotting a layout

If the time comes that you need to print a file you have received from a client, check and see if the drawing has a pre-configured layout. Layouts eliminate all of the guesswork and many of the settings when printing an existing AutoCAD drawing. In this lesson we are going to learn how to print a layout. On my screen I have a drawing of some property. Let's say I received this file from a client and I'd like to create a hard copy of this drawing. The first thing I'll do is check and see if the client has set up a layout for this drawing. In this case, it looks like he did.

I'm going to select the PLAT tab here and take a look. Now this is actually perfect. Essentially the client has done all of the work for me. I can see that this drawing is in the title block. It displays nicely in that title block. If I zoom in, I can see that this drawing is also configured to plot such that 1 inch equals 50 feet. I'm going to do a zoom extents and to plot this drawing, I can simply ...

Plotting a layout
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Plotting a layout 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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