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Who Needs Rectangles?
Who Needs Rectangles?
Do you ever get tired of rectangular viewports? Seriously, life does not hand us tidy, rectangular drawing environments. This month I thought I€™d review a couple old tools that have been around since the release of A2000 but that are under the radar for most users. We€™ll also take a look at a Trim/Extend treat that may increase your productivity, along with a command €˜modifier€™ you may be interested in.
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Autocad 2005: Viewport Background
Autocad 2005: Viewport Background
Tutorial illustrates how to add a background image to shaded viewports.
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Autocad 3d Modeling: Tiled Viewports
Autocad 3d Modeling: Tiled Viewports
Viewports enable you to view the models from different view points at the same time. Various display settings such as zoom factor and shade modes can be applied to every viewport. There are two types of viewports available in AutoCAD: Tiled and Floating. Tiled viewports are applicable to Model space while Floating viewports are used in Paper space only. Note: The tutorial is designed for AutoCAD 2004 though might be applicable for other releases.
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Venturing Into Plotting
Venturing Into Plotting
In this fourth (and final) AutoCAD tutorial you will learn how to plot drawings. In doing this you will learn about paper space and viewports
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Model Space, Paper Space & Viewports
Model Space, Paper Space & Viewports
Learn the differences between model space and paper space, setting up viewports, scaling viewports and scale printing within AutoCAD
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Lock Those Viewports
Lock Those Viewports
AutoCAD tutorial shows the most efficient ways to lock viewports to avoid unwanted changes.
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Autocad 2005: Maximizing A Floating Viewport
Autocad 2005: Maximizing A Floating Viewport
Tutorial demonstrates how to use the Maximize Viewport button in layouts.
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Adding Raster Images To A Rendering
Adding Raster Images To A Rendering
"The attached raster image is shown in the viewport, but when I render the image it disappears! How do I correct this problem? Also, is it possible to reflect raster images of reflective materials?"
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Autocad Q&a: Adding Raster Images To A Rendering
Autocad Q&a: Adding Raster Images To A Rendering
The attached raster image is shown in the viewport, but when I render the image it disappears! How do I correct this problem? Also, is it possible to reflect raster images of reflective materials?
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Autocad Q&a: How To Import Dimstyles And Viewing Unviewable Viewports
Autocad Q&a: How To Import Dimstyles And Viewing Unviewable Viewports
I have a couple of questions I was wondering if anyone might have the answers: 1. Does anyone know if there is a way to import a dimension style setting from a preexisting drawing? It seems like there really should be, but I don`t think there is...
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Model Space & Layout (paper) Space
Model Space & Layout (paper) Space
Learn the differences between model space and paper space, setting up viewports, scaling viewports and scale printing within AutoCAD.
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Import DWG With Materials
Import DWG With Materials
Import DWG files as architectural materials, view textures in viewport using AutoCAD Architecture 2009
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Autocad 2005: Viewport Background
Autocad 2005: Viewport Background
Tutorial illustrates how to add a background image to shaded viewports.
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Autocad 2000, Setting Up A 1:100 Viewport In Layout
Autocad 2000, Setting Up A 1:100 Viewport In Layout
This tutorial shows how to setup a simple viewport at a scale of 1:100 in LAYOUT.
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Cycling Between Viewports in a Layout
Cycling Between Viewports in a Layout
Adding CTRL+R shortcut key to cycle through the viewports in ADT
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