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Viewport of PaperSpace (viewport of a Layout) in another Layout

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08-03-2011 07:14 AM

i need to insert an updateable thumbnail image of a layout into other layouts.

is there a way to create a viewport that opens a portal into paperspace / Layouts rather then model space ?

 

thanks,


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pendean
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Re: Viewport of PaperSpace (viewport of a Layout) in another Layout

08-03-2011 08:13 AM in reply to: SolarCadTech

Paperspace Layouts are not accessible in viewports or Xrefs or blocks etc.

May I ask what your final intent is? There may be other options.

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Re: Viewport of PaperSpace (viewport of a Layout) in another Layout

08-03-2011 08:25 AM in reply to: pendean

My Final Intent is to be able to show a thumbnail of a layout on the rest of the drawings set (i use the layout  tabs to create my set). so this is all happening within a single drawings file.

 

for example: on sheet/tab #2, i set up a combination of objects/blocks, and i want to see a thumbnail of that composition on other pages/tabs in that set.

 

it will take too long to copy the reference layout (sheet/tab #2) into paperspace in order to acomplish this. and it will "de-automate" the process as well.

 

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Re: Viewport of PaperSpace (viewport of a Layout) in another Layout

08-03-2011 08:39 AM in reply to: SolarCadTech

>>>... i set up a combination of objects/blocks...<<<

So you are drafting/drawing in paperspace?

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Re: Viewport of PaperSpace (viewport of a Layout) in another Layout

08-03-2011 08:49 AM in reply to: pendean

that specific sheet is assembaled/drawn in paperspace for work-flow purposes.

 

 


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Re: Viewport of PaperSpace (viewport of a Layout) in another Layout

08-03-2011 10:50 AM in reply to: SolarCadTech

You can only use Modelspace content in viewports as noted in my first email: items drawn in paperspace are stuck there out of reach in that individual file.

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