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How to find the rotation angle of a layout viewport?

A - answer The angle of the current rotation of a viewport contents - e.g. from the command MVSETUP > Align viewports > Rotate view - is stored in the VIEWTWIST variable (you must be in the modelspace of the respective viewport).

You can also find the rotation with the VIEW command - Current view angle values.

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See also:
Tip 5853:How to align viewports in a layout?
Tip 3249:How to rotate a view in paperspace (layout)?

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