Creating Layouts

Think of layouts as sheets of virtual paper because that's what they represent. You will create layouts whether you plan to ultimately publish the drawing on paper or in electronic form. Each drawing can have multiple layouts to publish in a variety of formats. In the following steps, you will create two layouts, one for an 8.5″ × 11″ sheet of paper (or ISO A4) and another for a 30″ × 42″ drawing (or ISO A0), standard business and drawing sizes.

  1. If the file is not already open, go to the book's web page, browse to Chapter 13, get the file Ch13-C.dwg or Ch13-C-metric.dwg, and open it.
  2. images Click the Layer Properties tool in the Layers ...

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