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How to rotate a view in paperspace (layout)?

A - answer Use the MVSETUP command and its options "Align viewports", "Rotate view".

As an alternative, you can use the DVIEW command with the "Twist" option. Or you can rotate an UCS about the Z axis (UCS) and - if you don't have the UCSFOLLOW variable set to 1 - set the PLAN view (top view).

You can also use the Express Tool ALIGNSPACE.

Since version 2010 you can use the VPROTATEASSOC variable to control the associative rotation of the contents of the viewport.


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13.8.2003    180392×   FAQ  

See also:
Tip 11847:Automatic UCS aligned with the current View (UCSauto switch).
Tip 9954:Selecting hatch borders performs zoom out.
Tip 8011:Why does AutoCAD perform a zoom when closing the Block editor?
Tip 5713:How to switch off UCSFOLLOW in all viewports of all layouts?
Tip 5081:Ctrl+V pastes rotated text.

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