Print layout on different size paper


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I usually print layouts on 24"x 36" paper so that is what my layout template is set up to do. A client wants to print on 11"x 17". When I change the size of the drawing sheet, it changes the paper size without adjusting the title boxes, notes, etc. Is there a way to resize the entire layout without creating a new layout template for 11" x 17" paper? 

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Is this just for concept drawings?  You could just print and use the fit to paper setting but your scale would not be anything standard.

 

Some people have a 22" x 34" layout and print at 1/2 Scale Check Plot which just turns your 1/4" scale drawing to 1/8"

 

Maybe you could cheat and use 12 x 18 paper ?

 

Otherwise Yes you need to redo your title block.

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On Page 0, select all the boxes, text, etc., and then select Transform/Replicate and Resize by a factor of .472. Should be very close to fitting on the new 11x17 sheet.  Then just save as a new template. 

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