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Set Paper Frame
Tip# 3607 By Raymond Rizkallah On 25-Mar-2011
Rated By 1 users Downloaded : 472
Categories : Page Setup, Linear Objects
Software type : AutoCAD 2011
Rename File To : SET-FRAME.LSP
Draw a border at a given scale and paper size in model space.

Set Paper Frame is a LISP routine by Raymond Rizkallah that enables you to set up a "sheet" in model space. This can be useful even if you normally plot from a layout. In some disciplines, you may not know which scale or paper size will provide the best results. This routine will essentially draw a border at a given scale and paper size in model space, quickly showing you the available limits. Start by loading the LISP file and running the command SETF. It will prompt you for a unit size, paper size, and paper orientation. This routine is written for various metric units, but the code is straightforward and could be adapted for imperial units fairly easily.   


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Comment by Sylvia,Perry
Posted on 2011-03-30 11:57:08
If anyone has "easily" adapted this for imperial units, please share. Thanks,
Comment by Rizkallah,Raymond
Posted on 2012-12-19 05:05:19
Can u try the attached "SET-FRAME (inches).LSP" Sylvia...
Comment by Rizkallah,Raymond
Posted on 2012-12-19 05:27:23
Domnload Here Please

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