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Introduction to AutoCAD® 2015: A Modern Perspective by Paul Richard, Jim Fitzgerald

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Chapter 14. Managing Paper Space Layouts

Chapter Objectives

Understand how and why paper space layouts are used

Associate a printer/plotter with a layout

Set the page size of a layout

Create and import page setups

Create layout viewports

Set the viewport display scale

Lock the viewport display

Control layer visibility per viewport

Modify viewports

Create and manage layouts

Explore the paper space linetype scaling feature

Introduction

In Chapter 1, we explained how AutoCAD has two distinct drawing environments: model space and paper space.

Remember that model space is the theoretically infinite 3D drawing environment where you locate most of the line work and annotation features that make up a drawing. To draw in model ...

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