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WYSIWYG Plotting Using Layout Tabs

You’ve probably noticed the tabs at the bottom of the drawing area labeled Model, ,Layout 1, and Layout-2. So far, you’ve done all of your work in the Model tab, also known as Model Space. The other two Layout tabs open views to your drawing that are...

Understanding the Plotter Settings

In this section, you’ll explore all of the settings that are available in the Plot Settings tab of the Plot dialog box. These settings give you control over the size and orientation of your image on the paper. They also let you control what part of your...

Printing and Plotting

Getting hard copy output from AutoCAD is something of an art. You’ll need to be intimately familiar with both your output device and the settings available in AutoCAD. You will probably spend a good deal of time experimenting with AutoCAD’s plotter...