AutoCAD 2004/2005/2006

Reply
Contributor
zamani
Posts: 14
Registered: ‎09-02-2005
Message 1 of 5 (83 Views)

pen width

83 Views, 4 Replies
09-06-2005 06:12 PM
what is the ideal pen widths for architectural elements?
Distinguished Contributor
DanielHurtubise
Posts: 522
Registered: ‎03-31-2004
Message 2 of 5 (83 Views)

Re: pen width

09-06-2005 06:17 PM in reply to: zamani
You won't find a specific answer here. It's mostly based on each offices standards.
Vary a lot
*Chas
Message 3 of 5 (83 Views)

Re: pen width

09-06-2005 06:33 PM in reply to: zamani
Try drafting rules of thumb.
All dimesioning extension lines should print lighter lineweight than the
drawing elements. The title block and schedules should stand out.
We use a different color for hidden lines when plotting,...this is a taboo
in a lot of offices because of black and white print outs.


Chas

wrote in message news:4948701@discussion.autodesk.com...
what is the ideal pen widths for architectural elements?
Distinguished Contributor
tlindell
Posts: 1,719
Registered: ‎11-22-2003
Message 4 of 5 (83 Views)

Re: pen width

09-06-2005 07:51 PM in reply to: zamani
Printed line weights can also vary from one printing machine to another. You will simply need to test what looks good and legible for the machine(s) you have.
*Ian A. White
Message 5 of 5 (83 Views)

Re: pen width

09-06-2005 09:39 PM in reply to: zamani
On Wed, 7 Sep 2005 01:12:08 +0000, zamani <> wrote:

>what is the ideal pen widths for architectural elements?

Depending on where you are, look up your national standards
organisation's technical drawing standard. It will have all this and
more.

--

Regards,

Ian A. White, CPEng
WAI Engineering
Sydney 2000
Australia

Ph: +61 418 203 229
Fax: +61 2 9622 0450
Home Page: www.wai.com.au

mailto:ianwhite@wai.com.au

callto://waiwhite on Skype
Post to the Community

Have questions about Autodesk products? Ask the community.

New Post
Need installation help?

Start with some of our most frequented solutions or visit the Installation and Licensing Forum to get help installing your software.