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Mastering AutoCAD 2015 and AutoCAD LT 2015: Autodesk Official Press by Brian C. Benton, George Omura

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Chapter 15 Laying Out Your Printer Output

Your set of drawings for the studio apartment building would probably include a larger-scale, more detailed drawing of the typical unit plan. You already have the beginnings of this drawing in the form of the Unit.dwg file.

As you’ve seen, the notes and dimensions you entered into the Unit.dwg file can be turned off or frozen in the Plan.dwg file so that they don’t interfere with the graphics of the drawing. The Unit.dwg file can be part of another drawing file that contains more detailed information about the typical unit plan at a larger scale. To this new drawing, you can add notes, symbols, and dimensions. Whenever the Unit.dwg file is altered, you update its occurrence in the large-scale drawing ...

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