Subject: Displaying lineweights
You can reduce the time it takes to display a drawing by turning off the display of lineweights. When you turn off lineweights, all entities display as outlines.
You can also specify a lineweight scale. Specify a smaller scale to display thinner lines; specify a larger scale to display thicker lines. For example, a scale factor of 0.5 would display a .80 millimeter lineweight as .40 millimeter; a scale factor of 2 would increase the same lineweight to display at 1.6 millimeters. This can help you differentiate various lineweights that display in a drawing. Adjusting the lineweight display scale affects how the lineweights appear on your screen, not how they appear when printed.
Lineweight scale can affect performance.
To control the display of lineweights
1 Do one of the following to choose Drawing Settings ():
• On the ribbon, choose Application button > Drawing Utilities; Home > Drawing Settings (in Utilities); or Tools > Drawing Settings (in Manage).
• On the menu, choose Tools > Drawing Settings.
• On the Tools toolbar, click the Drawing Settings tool.
• Type dsettings and then press Enter.
• Type lweight and then press Enter.
2 Click the Display tab.
3 Click the Lineweights tab.
4 Select or clear Display Lineweights.
5 In Units for Listing, choose Millimeters or Inches.
8 Click OK.
Use a shortcut.
For details, see Specifying print options specifically for layouts.
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