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Pan view (change view target) in multiple viewports of a layout.

A - answer You have a completed DWG drawing with layout viewports showing views on the model geometry and now you need to move the model, or direct the views in all viewports to a different point in the model (modelspace). For this, you can use the freeware utility PanVPs.

The application PanVPs pans views in all selected unlocked viewports in the current layout (paperspace) by a specified vector X,Y.

You can download the LISP file PanVPs.vlx from Download, load it into your AutoCAD with APPLOAD and invoke it by typing the PANVPS command from a layout. Specify the displacement X,Y (offset) in the model units.

Usage - see video:

PS: the slow-motion animation of the view pan is intentionally preset using the VTOPTIONS command to illustrate the view change, the application itself performs the view pan immediately

PPS: see also the related Tip 7925 (DWGsync)

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See also:
Tip 12837:RenameCSV - rename layers, blocks, layouts, views, linetypes using Excel tables
Tip 11608:Trim to rectangle - cut out a part of a DWG drawing.
Tip 10986:FATAL ERROR: Unhandled Access when displaying a layout with rendered view
Tip 10167:Keyboard shortcuts in Autodesk Fusion 360.
Tip 9949:One layout view doesn't display border, cannot be selected.

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