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AutoCAD 2016 and AutoCAD LT 2016 Essentials: Autodesk Official Press by Scott Onstott

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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 do the following:

  • 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 ...

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