Join Shaun Bryant for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting your limits, part of AutoCAD: Plotting & Publishing.
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- [Voiceover] We're staying in our…02_ModelspacePaperspace.dwg file,…and you'll notice I'm back in the Model Tab.…Now, one of the things that you do set in your Model Tab…when you're working with any drawing…is what is known as your grid limits,…or drawing limits.…These are set using the Limits Command.…And what you do is you set a group of coordinates…within the Model Space itself.…Now, the Model Tab, or Model Space, is infinite,…and it's based on an X and Y coordinate grid,…that just goes on forever,…where X and Y intersect at 0,0.…
If you look in the bottom left corner of the drawing area,…you can see the X and Y there.…That is known as your UCS Icon,…or Universal Coordinate System Icon.…Now, sometimes people call it universal.…It is also the User Coordinate System,…because you can change it accordingly.…And the whole idea there, is you set up your limits,…and you're using the User Coordinate System…to your advantage.…It is often sometimes known as…the Universal Coordinate System as well,…that is set to your world coordinates,…
- 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
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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
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