Chapter 7 -- OBJECTS Section
PLOTSETTINGS

The following group codes are used by PLOTSETTINGS objects. In addition to the group codes described here, see "Common Group Codes for Objects." For information about abbreviations and formatting used in this table, see "Formatting Conventions in This Reference."

PLOTSETTINGS group codes
Group codes Description

0

Object name (PLOTSETTINGS)

5

Handle

102

Start of persistent reactors group; always "{ACAD_REACTORS"

330

Soft-pointer ID/handle to owner dictionary

102

End of persistent reactors group, always "}"

330

Soft-pointer ID/handle to owner object

100

Subclass marker (AcDbPlotSettings)

1

Page Setup name

2

Name of system printer or plot configuration file

4

Paper size

6

Plot view name

40

Size, in millimeters, of unprintable margin on the left side of the paper

41

Size, in millimeters, of unprintable margin on the bottom of the paper

42

Size, in millimeters, of unprintable margin on the right side of the paper

43

Size, in millimeters, of unprintable margin on the top of the paper

44

Plot paper size: physical paper width in millimeters

45

Plot paper size: physical paper height in millimeters

46

Plot origin: X value of origin offset in millimeters

47

Plot origin: Y value of origin offset in millimeters

48

Plot window area: X value of lower left window corner

49

Plot window area: Y value of upper right window corner

140

Plot window area: X value of lower left window corner

141

Plot window area: Y value of upper right window corner

142

Numerator of custom print scale: real world (paper) units

143

Denominator of custom print scale: drawing units

70

Plot layout flag:
1 = PlotViewportBorders
2 = ShowPlotStyles
4 = PlotCentered
8 = PlotHidden
16 = UseStandardScale
32 = PlotPlotStyles
64 = ScaleLineweights
128 = PrintLineweights
512 = DrawViewportsFirst
1024 = ModelType
2048 = UpdatePaper
4096 = ZoomToPaperOnUpdate
8192 = Initializing
16384 = PrevPlotInit

72

Plot paper units:
0 = Plot in inches
1 = Plot in millimeters
2 = Plot in pixels

73

Plot rotation:
0 = No rotation
1 = 90 degrees counterclockwise
2 = Upside down
3 = 90 degrees clockwise

74

Plot type (portion of paperspace to output to the media):
0 = Last screen display
1 = Drawing extents
2 = Drawing limits
3 = View specified by code 6
4 = Window specified by codes 48, 49, 140, and 141
5 = Layout information

7

Current style sheet

75

Standard scale type:
0 = Scaled to Fit
2 = 1:1 ; 3 = 1:2; 4 = 1:4; 5 = 1:8; 6 = 1:10; 7 = 1:16
8 = 1:20; 9 = 1:30; 10 = 1:40; 11 = 1:50; 12 = 1:100
13 = 2:1; 14 = 4:1; 15 = 8:1; 16 = 10:1; 17 = 100:1
18 = 1/128"=1'; 19 = 1/64"=1'; 20 = 1/32"=1'
21 = 1/16"=1'; 22 = 3/32"=1'; 23 = 1/8"=1'
24 = 3/16"=1'; 25 = 1/4"=1'; 26 = 3/8"=1'
27 = 1/2"=1'; 28 = 3/4"=1'; 29 = 1"=1'
30 = 3"=1'; 31 = 6"=1'; 32 = 1'=1'

147

A floating point scale factor that represents the standard scale value specified in code 75

148

Paper image origin: X value

149

Paper image origin: Y value