Drawing on Layouts

You can draw on layouts just as you can draw in modelspace. However, the types of content drawn on layouts will necessarily be of a different character, such as a title block, viewports, and optionally dimensions. Layouts have the measurements of physical sheets of paper and are not meant to hold real-world geometry directly (that is what modelspace is used for).

One way to draw directly on layouts is to use title blocks, which are borders surrounding the drawing that also have rectangles wherein text identifying the sheet is placed. You can also draw dimensions directly on layouts. Dimensions added in paperspace are associated with geometry in modelspace, so if the real-world geometry changes, the dimensions will automatically ...

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