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oldschool66
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Consolidate Layout Tabs

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04-26-2012 10:43 AM

Hi everyone!

 

I would like to be able to consolidate my layout tabs. I have a drawing of a factory that is of some size and the plant is continually growing. I like having all of my information in one place as the drawings (one .dwg file) change. Does anyone know how to do this? Or does anyone know for fact that AutoCAD is not capable of doing so? I'm not willing to break up into separate dwg files either.

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Patchy
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Re: Consolidate Layout Tabs

04-26-2012 11:04 AM in reply to: oldschool66

Express, merge layouts

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oldschool66
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Re: Consolidate Layout Tabs

04-26-2012 11:17 AM in reply to: oldschool66

Thanks...but that's not what I'm looking to do. Instead of actually "merging" the layouts into one single layout, I want to basically create a folder and drop the older layouts in that folder...bascially hide them.

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Patchy
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Re: Consolidate Layout Tabs

04-26-2012 11:22 AM in reply to: oldschool66

It can only export a layout as a drawing but I  have not seen export layout as a tab.

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dgorsman
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Re: Consolidate Layout Tabs

04-26-2012 11:35 AM in reply to: oldschool66

There isn't an option to hide layouts within a drawing.  Probably a good thing too, as evidenced by the "Hide XREF scales" - out of sight is out of mind.

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