Layouts

  • AutoCAD New Year's Resolutions
    Learning
    Happy 2020 to all of you from the Tuesday Tips team at the AutoCAD blog! We’re about a week into the new year, which is usually just enough time for those pesky resolutions to be forgotten. You may have already begun using your treadmill as a clothes hanger, and don’t make me remind you about […]

  • AutoCAD layout viewports
    Learning
    We’ve streamlined the way you create layout viewports. In the past, there were several steps you needed to follow to insert a view from model space onto a layout and get it sized correctly. This process was time consuming and inefficient. New options in the MVIEW command make it much easier to create, scale, and […]

  • AutoCAD Viewports
    Learning
    Remember when you first started using AutoCAD? Every action you performed was new and required some thought before you did them. Then, in time, things got easier and habits began to form. Some were good, and some maybe not so good. Today’s tip is about one of those good habits that all too often doesn’t […]

  • Dynamic North Arrows in AutoCAD
    Learning
    In today’s tip, I wanted to talk about one of my favorite features in the Map 3D toolset that is available with your AutoCAD subscription. One great benefit to the newer subscription model of AutoCAD is the addition of a wide variety of specialized toolsets like Electrical, MEP, Map 3D, and more. As a civil […]

  • AutoCAD Layout App
    Learning
    In this installment of our app series, we are taking a look at some of the apps available on the Autodesk App Store for layouts in AutoCAD.

  • AutoCAD Layouts: Exploring the Features and Benefits of AutoCAD
    Learning
    In AutoCAD, you can use the Layouts feature to create drawing sheets that display scaled views of your model in an area you can customize for printing. In addition to a view or views of your model space, you can also add any added tables, notes, dimensions, or titleblocks to your layouts that will be […]

  • Layouts, Viewports, and Plotting in AutoCAD
    Learning
    If you’re just getting started in AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT, February’s video of the month is for you. (And even if you use AutoCAD every day, it’s always good to revisit what you think you know!)

  • Map of Hitchhiker's Guide to AutoCAD Basics.
    Learning
    After you complete a design, you’ll want to create standard-size drawing sheets with one or more scaled views. In AutoCAD, these sheets are called layouts. For historical reasons, AutoCAD provides you with four different ways to create layouts. The basics of AutoCAD layouts includes an overview of the four creation methods, and a step-by-step guide to using the […]