Print - Scale/View tab
Use this tab to specify the portion of the drawing to print, which entities
to print, and the scale at which to print.
You can save your selections for the current layout (or Model tab).
DIALOG BOX OPTIONS
Layout Name Displays either “Model” or the layout
name to which the print settings apply.
Use Settings Select Current Layout to print using settings
from the current model or layout, or select Previous Print to print using settings
from the last time you printed.
Save Changes to Layout Select to save the print settings for
the current model or layout.
Print Area Select the area of the drawing that you want to
print. Current View prints the view on the screen. Saved View prints the selected
saved view. Extents prints the area that contains entities in the drawing. Limits
prints to the limits defined for the layout or drawing. Window prints the portion
of the drawing contained in the specified window, maintaining the aspect ratio
of the windowed area to the drawing.
Windowed Print Area If you chose Window for the print area,
enter the diagonal x- and y-coordinates of the rectangular area you want to
print, or click Select Print Area to select the area on the screen.
Print Only Area within Specified Window Select to print only
the area in the window without considering whether there is extra space on the
Entities to Print Choose whether to print all entities within
the specified print area, or to print only previously selected entities within
the specified print area.
Print Scale Choose whether to scale drawing automatically
to fit on one printed page (Scale to Fit), do not scale the drawing (1:1), scale
the drawing according to a preset scale (1:2, 1:4, and more), or scale the drawing
according to a custom scale factor that you specify (Custom).
User Defined Scale Specify the custom scale for the print
area by typing the ratio of drawing units to printed inches or printed millimeters.
When set 1=1, does not scale the drawing. This area is available only if Custom
is selected for Print Scale.
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Print - Advanced tab
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the drawing for printing
Preview the drawing
Print a drawing
Set the scale and
Specify a portion
of the drawing to print
Specify the scale