Chapter 4. Templates, Copies, and Arrays
• Set limits
• Create a template
• Save a template drawing
• Use the MOVE command
• Use the COPY command
• Use the ARRAY command for rectangular arrays
• Create center marks
• Create macros with the Action Recorder
• Change plot settings
In this chapter, you learn some real time-savers. If you are tired of defining the same layers, along with units, grid, snap, and ltscale, for each new drawing, read on. You are about to learn how to create your own template drawings. With templates, you can begin each new drawing with setups you have defined and saved in previous AutoCAD sessions, or with a variety of predefined setups included in the software.
In addition, you learn ...