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Model with a View - employ VPORTS command to create viewport configuration, visit viewports dialog from configuration list to select 2D or 3D, viewing direction, visual style before resizing/joining existing viewports in AutoCAD, Isaac Harper, AECCafe Blogs, Aug 15, 2014

Non-Rectangular Viewports - rectangular vs non-rectangular viewports, tips to create non-rectangular viewports with reference to effect on layers, access individual object using properties palette in AutoCAD, RK McSwain, CAD Panacea, July 7, 2014

The Apocalypse Trigger: Mission 1 - creating model documentation using AutoCAD 2013, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Jan 16, 2013

The Apocalypse Trigger: Mission 2 - modeling mission bell using 3D associative surfaces, inserting bell wheel using AutoCAD, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Jan 18, 2013

The Apocalypse Trigger: Mission 3 - using raster tools to convert data from old map of Fort Laramie to real AutoCAD objects, Heidi Hewett, AutoCAD Insider, Jan 20, 2013

Documenting 3D Models: Pt 8 - discussing tabs in section view style manager: cutting plane, view label, hatch, Kate Morrical, AutoCAD Insider, July 24, 2012

Documenting 3D Models: Pt 7 - customizing section view in AutoCAD, Kate Morrical, AutoCAD Insider, July 19, 2012

Documenting 3D Models: Pt 6 - creating section using 'full' option in AutoCAD, Kate Morrical, AutoCAD Insider, June 21, 2012

Documenting 3D Models, Pt 5 - definitions of 4 section types in AutoCAD: full, half, offset, aligned, Kate Morrical, AutoCAD Insider, June 15, 2012

30 Years of CAD - accessing Autodesk 360, importing menu file with tab, panel for all workspaces, creating irregular shaped viewport, Michael Beall, CADTutor, May 2012

Documenting 3D Models, Pt 4 - modify isometric view in AutoCAD, changing to visible lines, breaking alignment, Kate Morrical, AutoCAD Insider, May 11, 2012

Documenting 3D Models, Pt 3 - adding extra views in AutoCAD 2013, Kate Morrical, AutoCAD Insider, May 8, 2012

Documenting 3D Models, Pt 2 - exploring options in drawing view creation tab in AutoCAD: orientation panel, appearance controls, Kate Morrical, AutoCAD Insider, May 3, 2012

Documenting 3D Models: Pt 1 - creating 2D views of 3D models in AutoCAD 2013, Kate Morrical, AutoCAD Insider, May 1, 2012

Eleven Killer Tool Palette Macros for Working with AutoCAD Viewports - setting up tool palette, creating new tool, locking, unlocking viewports globally, Paul Munford, CAD Notes, Dec 20, 2011

Viewport Controls in AutoCAD 2012 - changing configuration of viewports, visual styles, Guillermo Melantoni, What a Mesh, Apr 15, 2011

Scalable Viewports - AutoCAD 2011 tutorial, Orhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Dec 13, 2010

Automatically Manage Scale Callouts with Fields - setting scale of viewport in AutoCAD, inserting field into drawing, using field category, custom scale, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek, Oct 31, 2010

4 Viewport Tips: Configurations, Irregular, Clip, and Scale - using viewport configurations in AutoCAD, viewport spacing, creating irregular viewports, converting a viewport to other viewport shape, scaling by choosing from scale list, Edwin Prakoso, CAD Notes, Oct 14, 2010

An AutoCAD Hip Tip on Viewing Multiple Layouts - QVLAYOUTS command, speedy access to all layouts, QVDRAWING for viewing all open drawings, Lynn Allen's Blog, Aug 4, 2010

Layer States and Viewports - changing layer state using layer states pulldown or layer states manager in AutoCAD, Brian Hailey, Civil 3D Plus, Jan 4, 2010

Creating Complex Viewports Inside Layouts - open polygon, hide boundary lines of MVIEW window in AutoCAD, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Aug 21, 2009

Draw with Tiled Viewports - creating, using tiled viewports, saving, restoring viewport configurations in AutoCAD, Ellen Finkelstein.com, Apr 14, 2009

Creating Complex Viewports Inside Layouts - making use of MVIEW, POLYLINE, LAYER commands in AutoCAD, more, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, Feb 2, 2009

Set Viewport Scales - AutoCAD methods for setting viewport scale, James Olszewski, Cadalyst, Jan 18, 2009

Creating Circular Viewports - using CIRCLE and MVIEW commands in AutoCAD, Donnie Gladfelter, The CAD Geek Blog, May 23, 2007

Complex Viewports Inside Layouts - opening a new polygon-shaped MVIEW window in AutoCAD, Erhan Toker, Daily AutoCAD, February 6, 2007

Display a Named View in a Viewport - saving and displaying views in AutoCAD, Ellen Finkelstein.com, January 20, 2007

AutoCAD 2005: Maximizing a Floating Viewport - tutorial demonstrates how to use the Maximize Viewport button in layouts, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, May 26, 2004

AutoCAD 2005: Viewport Background - tutorial illustrates how to add a background image to shaded viewports, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, April 8, 2004

Basic AutoCAD - An Introduction to Layers - how to clean up your drawings and arrange complex viewports using layers, Autocad Central, August 4, 2003

AutoCAD 3D Modeling: Tiled Viewports -  tutorial explores viewports, which enable you to view the models from different view points at the same time, Alireza Parsai, CADdigest.com, July 23, 2003

Lock Those Viewports - AutoCAD tutorial shows the most efficient ways to lock viewports to avoid unwanted changes, Rick Ellis, CADdigest.com, February 13, 2003

AutoCAD - It's All in the Details - Creating Detail Views - streaming video tech tip shows how to take advantage of non-rectangular detail viewports, Avatech Solutions, November 20, 2002

Using the Viewports Toolbar  - AutoCAD tips and tricks streaming video on how to use the interface instead of typing MV and the Zoom option 1/?XP for viewports, CAD-1.com, November/December 2002

How to Create Non-rectangular Viewports in Paper Space - without having to buy AutoCAD 2000. By Joe Biddy

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