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AutoCad LT 2013 Layout Viewports Panel replaced w Model Viewports Panel

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04-06-2012 07:20 AM

 Viewports Panel has been replaced with Model Viewports Panel. 

 

The porposed help solution is : 

 

Click View tab>Viewports panel>New.

 

The panel is now Model Viewports in the 2013 Version. 

 

I would like to create a vieport on the layout also known as paperspce. 

 

Attatched is Jpg for the 2013 View Ribbon and 2012 View Ribbon 

 

 

 

 

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Kate_LT
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Re: AutoCad LT 2013 Layout Viewports Panel replaced w Model Viewports Panel

04-06-2012 08:50 AM in reply to: technoidatx

Tools for Layout viewports are on the new Layout tab. (AutoCAD has more tools on that tab, for creating views of 3D models, so the separation makes more sense than it might seem from the LT side.)

 

Your Layout tab appears to be turned off; right-click on the ribbon and turn it on under "Show tabs".


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technoidatx
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Re: AutoCad LT 2013 Layout Viewports Panel replaced w Model Viewports Panel

04-06-2012 09:02 AM in reply to: Kate_LT

All the Tabs are toggled on. 

 

If the Layout Viewport Panel has been moved to the Layout Ribbon on the full version. My guess is that the panel is no longer a function of AutoCad LT 2013. It has been replaced with a Model Viewport panel. 

 

I have not had the need for a Viewport in Model Space. 

 

Typically I have used viewports in paperspace to bring the objects in model space scaled to view. 

 

Any thoughts ? 

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Re: AutoCad LT 2013 Layout Viewports Panel replaced w Model Viewports Panel

04-06-2012 09:56 AM in reply to: technoidatx

Modelspace and Paperspace Viewports are two different things.

Paperspace Viewports are used to show the Modelspace for plotting

Modelspace Viewports are used in model space to zoom on a detail of a drawing while still having access to the whole model and to potentially see visual changes in the model.

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Re: AutoCad LT 2013 Layout Viewports Panel replaced w Model Viewports Panel

04-06-2012 10:24 AM in reply to: Charles_Shade

Yes they are. It seems the new release that the Layout Viewport Panel has been reasigned to the Layout Tab on the Ribbon. AutocadLT has not had a Layout tab assigned this function is on the full version only. 

 

The Model Viewport Panel has replaced the previous "Viewport Tab" a function that was used daily to create a viewport in model space. 

 

I have not had a need for a viewport in model space. 

 

 

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Re: AutoCad LT 2013 Layout Viewports Panel replaced w Model Viewports Panel

04-06-2012 11:08 AM in reply to: technoidatx

I was speaking to the Viewports themselves and not the Ribbon Panels in response to the statement that Viewports were being used to bring object views to scale in Paperspace and had never done so in Modelspace.

That is a rue statement - A Viewport in Modelspace is not the same as a Viewport in Paperspace in terms of thier function.

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Re: AutoCad LT 2013 Layout Viewports Panel replaced w Model Viewports Panel

04-06-2012 11:16 AM in reply to: Charles_Shade

Yes they are. that is a true statement. 

 

In order to stay on topic of the original post and not appear that this is in some way a resolution. 

 

I am repeating the issue. 

 

It seems the new release that the Layout Viewport Panel has been reasigned to the Layout Tab on the Ribbon. AutocadLT has not had a Layout tab assigned this function is on the full version only. 

 

The Model Viewport Panel has replaced the previous "Viewport Tab" a function that was used daily to create a viewport in model space. 

 

This post is not about the function but about the Panel in GUI. 

 

 

 

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Re: AutoCad LT 2013 Layout Viewports Panel replaced w Model Viewports Panel

04-06-2012 11:36 AM in reply to: technoidatx

Have you gone to the CUI and added the Layout Tab to your Workspace?

Does the Layout Tab have the functionality that you are looking for?

If not, can you add the Panels that you need to it?

 

I don't have 2013 loaded yet and am asking based on Kate's advice above.

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Re: AutoCad LT 2013 Layout Viewports Panel replaced w Model Viewports Panel

04-06-2012 11:45 AM in reply to: Charles_Shade

Layout tabs are on the full version not on LT. Previously on AustoCadLT 2012, 2011, .... the panel was found on the View Tab. My guess is that the Panel was moved to the Layout Tab on the Full version removed from the LT version and replced with the Model Layout Tab. 

 

I will look in the CUI to see if the panel can be added. 

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Re: AutoCad LT 2013 Layout Viewports Panel replaced w Model Viewports Panel

04-06-2012 11:54 AM in reply to: technoidatx

That does sound like what Kate said.

May not make sense on the LT side but does on the Full side.

Could also be Autodesk trying to keep things equal in terms of setup across both platforms.

You most recent JPEG is basically what the View Tab looks like here in LT 2012.

Sure you didn't move that Panel in the previous version and forgot?

 

BTW - I wasn't trying to get off track earlier. It just read like the two types of viewports were being intermingled. SHould of kept my 2 cents.

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