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How to create a circular or irregular viewport in a layout?

A - answer If you need a non-rectangular viewport in paperspace, draw any closed polyline, circle or ellipse in a layout. Then run the _MVIEW command with the _Object option (or menu item: View-Viewports-Object) and so convert your outline entity to an irregular viewport.
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3.6.2003    45650x  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD Architecture · MDT · AutoCAD Map ·

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Tip 10054:Boolean operations on 2D polylines.
Tip 9829:DrGrid - parametric grid for AutoCAD drawings.
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