Drawing Preferences - four viewports? (solved)

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Drawing Preferences - four viewports? (solved)

Post by Jim0000 » Wed May 03, 2017 10:36 am

When I go into drawing preferences to set parameters, I see a list of four "viewports".
Can someone tell me what these are for please? Or what do they relate to?

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Re: Drawing Preferences - four viewports?

Post by Husky » Thu May 04, 2017 5:15 am

This function brings you in the position to view your drawing with multiple views at the same time what means your drawing can be divided in up to four views and every single View can have a different zoom factor or even Grid setting.

Imagine your drawing is pretty big. With a two View setting it would be possible to see everything (1. View) what is in your drawing and in the other View (2.View) you are able to work with a high zoom on a detail in that drawing.
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Regardless how many Views you will use - it is nevertheless still only one drawing!
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Re: Drawing Preferences - four viewports?

Post by Jim0000 » Thu May 04, 2017 7:57 am

Very good, thanks for the explanation Husky.
It leads to the next question; how are multiple viewports selected?

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Re: Drawing Preferences - four viewports?

Post by Husky » Thu May 04, 2017 10:46 pm

Jim0000 wrote:It leads to the next question; how are multiple viewports selected?
Click or work in a View and it will be then the active one .... :wink:
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Re: Drawing Preferences - four viewports?

Post by Jim0000 » Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:16 am

Thanks again Husky.
My apologies for the late reply.

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Re: Drawing Preferences - four viewports? (solved)

Post by lphilpot » Thu Nov 02, 2017 3:57 pm

Is there a hot key or other means to quickly add/remove viewport(s) other than going into Preferences? I see keys for managing views themselves (VA, VR, etc.), but not viewports

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Re: Drawing Preferences - four viewports? (solved)

Post by Husky » Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:06 pm

lphilpot wrote:Is there a hot key or other means to quickly add/remove viewport(s) other than going into Preferences?
No. There is a short cut (ctrl+I) to open Drawing Preferences but then you have to navigate to View Ports manually.
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Re: Drawing Preferences - four viewports? (solved)

Post by lphilpot » Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:47 pm

Husky wrote:No. There is a short cut (ctrl+I) to open Drawing Preferences but then you have to navigate to View Ports manually.
Fair enough - Thanks.
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