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I guess I am the very newest member, so I will take advantage of that and ask the very basic questions of which I could not find the right answer in the book I have neither in the forum.

1) How can I print with an specific scale in a, let's say, 11x17 sheet of paper?

2)How would you recommend to draw a line with specific dimensions? (for example a 4' horizontal line)

3)Is there a comparative with ACad in relation to the Layout tabs?

4)Is VW's scale as ACad? Is everything on the screen 1:1?

Thanks so much. That would help me to start my project.

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1. You give each layer the "print scale" desired. when you select the print command the driver should present you with the available choice of sheet sizes.

2. select the line tool, click to start the line, tab into the edit window, type "4'" move the mouse in the direction you want the line to grow and click.

3. Layout tabs in Acad represent paperspace viewports for the purpose of printing specific drawing areas to a specific scale - VW has no equal function, use the layer scale and sheets.

4. ACAD is 1:1, VW is "print scale by layer.

Note: All of the above and much more is covered in the manual.

Hope this gets you started!

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