nanoCAD Platform Test Drive

Working with Layout

Continue working with Faсade Desing.dwg file or open the Facade Work with Layout.dwg file.

1. Open A3 layout and add a title block.

We will insert an external reference with the title block.

Insert – DWG Reference: choose Title Block.dwg file, click Open, then OK. You can snap the title block to the bottom left point of the layout (fig. 38):

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Fig. 38. Insert external reference


2. Create a view of the layout.

Let’s choose a rectangular viewport (fig. 39):

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Fig. 39. Add viewport


Specify the viewport borders with the left-click. Input the view scale 0.01. Select the viewport and specify the 3D Wireframe visual style in the Properties bar (fig. 40):

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Fig. 40. Viewport on layout


3. Work with fields.

Set the author’s name: click nanoCAD UtilitiesDrawing Properties (fig. 41). Open the Summary tab and type any name into the Autor field. Click OK.

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Fig. 41. Drawing Properties


4. Press the Field button on the Insert tab of the ribbon.

In the new Field dialog box select the Author field (fig. 42):

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Fig. 42. The Field dialog box


Click OK and specify an insertion point (fig. 43):


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Fig. 43. Inserted field


The value of the field is changeable. If you change the author’s name or insert this field into another document, the value will be changed.
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