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Sheet Format/Size

Drawing sheets are the "paper" sheets where you place drawing views, dimensions, and annotations.

You select a sheet format when you open a new drawing, if you set your options to do so. The standard sheet formats include links to system properties and custom properties.

You can change sheet formats at any time.

To select a sheet format:

  1. Click New tool_New_Standard.gif (Standard toolbar).
  2. Select Drawing New_Drawing.gif, then click OK.
  3. Select from the following, then click OK.

The sheet width, height, and format are displayed.

Sheet Size

Standard sheet size Select a standard sheet size, or click Browse and locate a custom sheet format file. Select Only show standard formats to display sheet formats for the current drafting standard only. Otherwise, all formats from all standards are listed.
Custom sheet size Specify a Width and Height.

Sheet Format

Select Display sheet format (available for standard sheet sizes).
sheet_format.gif

If you click Cancel, no sheet format is used.

To select a different sheet format in an existing drawing document, right-click in the graphics area and select Properties.


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