Chapter 14. Using Layouts to Set UP a Print

  • Putting a title block in a layout

  • Setting up viewports in a layout

  • Locking the display of viewports

  • Controlling visibility in viewports

  • Adding text in a layout

Chapter 13 introduced external references, which are useful and powerful tools for viewing a second drawing from within the current drawing. In this chapter, you'll learn to use external references in Layout display mode, which will allow you to get even more mileage out of them. External references help you combine several drawings into a composite; layouts allow you to set up and print several views of the same file. The layout is a view of your drawing as it will sit on a sheet of paper when printed.

Each layout has a designated printer and paper ...

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