Chapter 3. Controlling the Drawing Display

Chapter Objectives

Zoom in and out of a drawing

Pan around a drawing

Refresh the drawing display

Toggle the ribbon and all palettes off and on

Make arcs and circles appear smoother

Increase drawing display regeneration speed by turning off text and solid fill areas


The AutoCAD drawing display window is one of the most important features of the AutoCAD user interface. It is here where you do most of your work creating and modifying the objects that make up your drawing. AutoCAD provides a number of tools and settings that allow you to control how and what drawing information is displayed in the drawing display window. The drawing display tools and their settings are explained ...

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