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Toolbar: View > Viewports ()

Menu: View > Viewports



Experience Level: Intermediate

Divides the drawing display on the Model tab into multiple views, called viewports, each of which can contain a different view of the current drawing. The Model tab must be active before you can use this command.

To change the visibility of layers in viewports on the Model tab, use the Viewport Layer Control (VPLAYER) command.


An example of 3 viewports on the Model tab.

Create viewports: ? to list Save Restore Delete SIngle Join 2 3 4: To save the current viewports, choose Save. To recall a saved viewport, choose Restore. To delete a viewport configuration, choose Delete. To return the drawing to one viewport, choose SIngle. To combine two viewports into one large viewport, choose Join. To create two, three, or four viewports, choose 2, 3, or 4.

To save the current viewports on the Model tab

Choose Save.

Viewport configuration name to save: Enter a name for the saved viewports.

To recall a viewport on the Model tab

Choose Restore.

Viewport configuration name to restore: Enter the name of the viewport you want to recall.

To delete a viewport configuration on the Model tab

Choose Delete.

Viewport configuration name to delete: Enter the name of the viewport you want to delete.

To return the drawing to one viewport on the Model tab

Choose SIngle. The drawing is displayed in one viewport.

To combine two viewports on the Model tab

Choose Join.

Select inside dominate viewport <Current>: To select the current viewport, press Enter, or click inside the primary viewport.

Select inside viewport to join: Click inside the viewport you want to join.

Preset Viewpoints


Dividing the current window into multiple views

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