Professional | ~5 hr.

Layout and Output Drawings for Design and Drafting

Course | Skill builder
Take charge of your drawings and discover the best ways to create robust layouts and successfully manage your output formats.


Discover workflows that move your documents into production with ease. Learn how to create plot options, work with sheet sets, and publish layouts. Learn at your own pace with this course and apply your new skills directly to your work.

After completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Create layouts and work with viewports.
  • Create plot options and plot styles.
  • Work with sheet sets.
  • Publish multiple layouts.
  • Create file outputs.
  • Archive drawings.

Course modules

~3 min.
Getting started

Getting started

~2 hr.
Plotting your drawing

Printing your drawings is crucial because you'll typically need a hard copy for use in the field or factory floor. Learn how to choose the proper plot options, create and modify plot style tables, and work with layout viewports to ensure your printed output looks exactly as it should.

~40 min.
Exporting drawings to other formats

Though hard copy prints are still the industry preference, there's an increasing desire for drawings in electronic format. Share electronic drawing information with others to view, print, and add comments—all while preventing changes to the original content. Learn to export your drawings to industry-standards, such as PDF, DWF, and more. 

~2 hr.
Working with sheet sets

Most projects consist of multiple drawings organized into a collection of numbered sheets. Sheet sets let you to organize and manage collections of drawings.

~20 min.
Final test

Final test

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