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    Default drawing in viewport not visible in plot preview

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    I'm creating a new project drawing and have x-ref'd my base drawing onto the sheet to be plotted. I can see the base drawing thru the viewport while in layout, but once I try and preview my plot the drawing inside the viewport is not visible. that is, I can see the preview of my sheet border & title block, but nothing within the viewport shows on the preview screen. What am I doing wrong?

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    Hi @austudent,

    Welcome to the forum!

    It may be that some layers are set to no plot. From modelspace launch the layer manager. Under the layer properties theres a column for no plot - check that the layers aren't set to no plot. If that doesn't work change to paperspace. From paperspace double-click the viewport (press tab to cycle between vieports) and launch the layer dialog and check for the same. It may also be that the xref is on layer defpoints - this layer doesn't plot

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    Jammie

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    Hi Jammie,
    That was exactly the problem - I didn't know the viewport layer was set not to plot. Thank you!

    Austudent

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    Your welcome! Glad to help

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