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Registered: ‎11-07-2010
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How do I insert a title block?

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11-07-2010 06:03 PM

I am using AutoCAD 2010.  I want to insert a standard autoCAD supplied template to a layout.  I tried typing mvsetup, then titleblock, then insert, and choosing option 7 for A size paper, but the only option for A size paper doesn't fit and I don't like the design either.  Is there a better option for AuoCaD provided templates for title blocks, and if so how do I insert one into my layout?

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Re: How do I insert a title block?

11-07-2010 08:19 PM in reply to: brosnans

"Don't like the design either" - how about making your own template? You could use one that is supplied by autocad and make changes as desired and then save with any name you want.

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Re: How do I insert a title block?

11-09-2010 02:41 PM in reply to: brosnans

You typically do not add a title block after you started a drawing. You need to get your title block setup when you build a template.  The template will contain the title block you would want to use.  It is very similar to MS Word, if you have used a template in Word it behave very much the same.


A possible solution is to create a template with the title block you want to use. Make sure the title block is in Paper space. Save the file to .dwt format (drawing template format). Then start a new drawing using the "Start with template" option, find your new template and you have a new drawing1.dwg  then copy and paste or insert via block command your drawing that you had started prior to you having the template?


good luck!

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Registered: ‎07-15-2009
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Re: How do I insert a title block?

11-09-2010 07:48 PM in reply to: brosnans

i would set your drawing frame up as a reference file.

this way when company logo's, project title and / or anyother generic frame data changes at a later date, as it inevitably will you update the reference file and all drawings which reference that frame will automatically update

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