Chapter 5. Advanced Plotting: Using Plot Styles, Paper Space, Multiple Viewports, and PDF Files

Chapter Objectives

Create a color-dependent plot style.

Print/plot drawings with one viewport from a layout tab.

Toggle between PAPER space and MODEL space while in a layout tab.

Correctly use the following commands:

Page Setup Manager





Convert Plot Styles

Print/plot drawings with multiple viewports from a layout tab.

Print/plot drawings at various scales on the same sheet.

Print/plot drawings to a PDF file.

Layer Names, Colors, and Lineweights

Layers, their colors, and lineweights are very significant in plotting and printing. Varying the thickness of different types of lines such as ...

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