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Layout and Output Drawings for Design and Drafting

Take charge of your drawings and discover the best ways to create robust layouts and successfully manage your output formats.
Software used in this course:
  • AutoCAD

Overview

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.
    1

    Getting started

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    Course overview
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    Get the software
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    Course resources
    2

    Plotting your drawing

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    Lesson overview
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    Choose a printer
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    Create layout viewports
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    Set the layout viewport scale
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    Insert named views as viewports
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    Clip viewports
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    Control visibility in viewports
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    Understand plot style tables
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    Print a drawing
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    Create a page setup
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    Plot to a file
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    Add custom paper sizes
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    Practice exercise
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    Challenge exercise
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    Exporting drawings to other formats

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    Lesson overview
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    Export to PDF
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    Export to DWF
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    Export to other file types
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    Practice exercise
    4

    Working with sheet sets

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    Lesson overview
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    Create a new sheet set
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    Organize your sheets
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    Access your sheets
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    Import existing sheets
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    Plot and publish using sheet sets
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    Create transmittal sets using sheet sets
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    Create archive sets
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    Use named sheet selections
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    Print using any page setup
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    Practice exercise
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    Challenge exercise
    5

    Final test

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    Start your final test