Save and Restore Views

When you save specific views by name, you can restore them for layout and plotting or when you need to refer to specific details. You can create and save views using the VIEW or the CAMERA command.

A named view created with the VIEW command consists of a specific magnification, position, and orientation. In each drawing session, you can restore the last view displayed in each viewport and up to 10 previous views.

Named views and cameras are saved with a drawing and can be used any time. When you are composing a layout, you can restore a named view or a camera to a viewport on the layout.

Save a View

When you name and save a view, the following settings are saved:

Restore a Named View

You restore a named view to the current viewport. You can use named views to do the following: