Chapter 13 Working with Layouts and Annotative Objects

There are two distinct spaces in which you can create drawings: model space and paper space. Typically, 2D drawings and 3D models are created in model space. Layouts in paper space bring together annotations and drawings ultimately to be plotted on paper or published electronically. Viewports display drawings at specific scales on layouts, which is where you’ll draw title blocks that frame the drawings.

In this chapter, you’ll learn to:

  • Create annotative styles and objects
  • Create layouts
  • Adjust floating viewports
  • Override layer properties in layout viewports
  • Draw on layouts

Create Annotative Styles and Objects

All the geometry you draw in the AutoCAD® program is created at its actual ...

Get AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience books, live events, courses curated by job role, and more from O’Reilly and nearly 200 top publishers.