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Using Layouts & Managing Scales

enlarged detail viewsThe display size (representation) of annotation can be automatically adjusted to the view scale so similar features (dimensions, text, hatches, blocks) appear the same size on the sheet of paper. The appearance of layers (color, linetype, lineweight) can be controlled in viewports on a viewport by viewport basis.

Layouts can also be used to create a set of sheets where selected layers are hidden to highlight a system or aspect of a design. A set of drawings for the construction of a building is a good example of this use of Layouts.

floor plan view electrical view fixtures view furniture view finished view


This online, live, instructor led webinar explores layouts, viewports and annotation scales and shows you how to:


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