Works with Bricscad (Windows) Classic, Pro and Platinum, Bricscad (Linux) Classic, Pro and Platinum
Creates one or more viewports in model space (short for "viewports").
Accessing the Command
command bar: vports
aliases: viewports, vport, vw, -vports
menu bar: View | Viewports
toolbar: View |
(This command runs only in model space. To create viewports in layout tabs, use the MView command.)
Prompts you in the command bar:
Viewports: ? to list/Save/Restore/Delete/SIngle/Join/2/3/4/<3>: (Enter an option.)
The viewports allow you to see multiple viewpoints of the same drawings.
Lists the names of saved viewports.
A typical display looks like this:
Viewport Name LL Corner UR Corner
*Active 0.312500,0.000000 0.343750,0.125000
SPLIT 0.343750,0.125000 0.375000,0.250000
LL is short for lower-left corner; UR is short for upper-right corner.
Press F2 to view the list in the prompt history window.
Saves the current viewport arrangement by name; prompts you:
Viewport configuration to save - specifies the name of the viewport configuration.
If the name already exists, prompts you:
A viewport configuration with that name exists, Overwrite?(Yes/No)? - type Y or N.
Restores a named viewport configuration; prompts you:
Viewport configuration to restore - enter the name of the viewport configuration.
Erases a named viewport configuration from the drawing; prompts you:
Viewport configuration to delete - specify the name of a viewport configuration.
You cannot delete more than one viewport configuration at a time.
Creates a single viewport of the current viewport.
All other viewports are removed.
Joins two or more viewports into a single viewport; prompts you:
Select inside dominant viewport <Current> - choose the viewport that will be retained.
Select viewport to join - choose the viewport that will be removed.
When the two viewports form a non-rectangular shapes (such as an L or T shape), Bricscad complains, "The selected viewports do not form a rectangle." The 'Select viewport to join' prompt repeats.
Creates two rectangular viewports; prompts you:
Two viewports: Horizontal/<Vertical> - type H or V.
The current viewport is split into two.
Draws three rectangular viewports; prompts you:
Three viewports: Horizontal/Vertical/Above/Below/Left/<Right> - enter an option.
The current viewport is split into three viewports.
Draws four rectangular viewports.
The current viewport is split into four viewports.
VpClip - clips viewports.
MView - creates viewports in paper space.
MSpace - switches to model space.
PSpace - switches to paper space.
RedrawAll - redraws all viewports.
RegenAll - regenerates the drawing in all viewports.
Zoom - utilizes the XP option to specify the zoom factor in paper space relative to model space.
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