In this video, learn how to add and use annotative scaling to your drawings in AutoCAD.
- [Instructor] We're staying in our designintent.dwg file, … and you can see that we're … in our ISO A1 landscape layout tab … with our nicely scaled viewport … that we locked previously in the previous video. … We're going to create another rectangular viewport, … so make sure you're on the Viewports layer, … which we are, in the Layers panel there, … and then go up to the Layout tab on the ribbon again, … and I'm going to go to Layout Viewports here, … click on the flyout for Rectangular, like so, … and if you want to, use your endpoint snap there, click, … and just drag a viewport to about there … and click again, like so. … You can see that this smaller viewport … again zooms to extents, … which I'm not too worried about at the moment … because we're going to zoom to a specific part … of our AutoCAD drawing. … Now, you'll notice, … if you look at this 1:100 viewport, … down here on our table … that we put some dimensions on previously, … it's not showing the dimensions. … That's because the dimensions are annotative, …
Skill Level Beginner
1. The AutoCAD Interface
2. Drawing Simple Geometry
3. Annotating Simple Designs
4. Communicating Your Design Intent
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