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custom paper size, controlling plotting

custom paper size, controlling plotting

custom paper size, controlling plotting

I'm evaluating using DraftSight for use with a laser etcher.  There are a couple of hurdles I can't seem to overcome at the moment.  I am using version 11.3.1131

A)Creating a custom paper size - The print area of the etcher is 24x12 and none of the paper sizes given correspond to this.  I can't figure out how to add my own size.

B)Aligning the drawing view for printing - I have to be able to make the origin of the drawing correspond to the upper left edge of the "paper"  so that I can align physical parts in the laser etcher.

RE: custom paper size, controlling plotting

File > Open > Files of type > Drawing Template(.dwt), click the border and change the sizes to suit in the LH panel.
Save as a new template.

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