Reusing layouts


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Reusing layouts

The best part about layouts is that you can reuse them. This means you only have to set up your 8.5-11 Inch layout one time and then you can use it for any other drawing you wish to print to 8.5-11 paper. In this lesson, we are going to learn how to plot a drawing using an existing layout. On my screen I have an architectural example. Let's say I'd like to plot this on an 8.5-11 Inch size sheet using our company title block. Now, we have already seen that setting up a layout from scratch takes a little time. But you know what, I don't have to set up a new layout, I already have an 8.5-11 layout in another drawing.

I am going to extract the layout from my existing drawing and use it in this one. I will do that by using the Design Center. I will start by pressing Ctrl+2 to open up the palette. And then on the left side, I will navigate to the folder that has the drawing containing my layout. I am currently in the Exercise Files directory. So I am going to close up the Chapter_13 fo...

Reusing layouts
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Reusing layouts provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011 Essential Training

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