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using live camera views in layout, how do I change the size of these in the layout sheet.  I would like my renderings to measure 12" wide but I cannot change the size. Probly just an oversight on my part.  

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With your temporary dimensions turned on select an edit handle and then enter the size you would like.

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This changes the size of the the layout box.  But the image size stays the same.  So this is almost the same as cropping the photo or rendering.  

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If you need to change the magnification then marque select the layout box and use the upper edit handle.

 

There is a much more complicated method to make it work the way it did by default several version back just by pulling on a corner.

Is that the method you are after like other programs ?

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The marquee select works great.  This is probly not exact as it should be.  where is the default setting for size of image at layout?  is this in the plan side or layout side?  

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15 minutes ago, woodcraftdesign said:

The marquee select works great.  This is probly not exact as it should be.  where is the default setting for size of image at layout?  is this in the plan side or layout side?  

 

Not really sure there is a default.  It is loosely based on the "Current Screen" magnification and cropping if you use that setting when sending to layout.  There is more control with sending an image rather than a live view but I don't know who does that now that we have live views.

 

The old method of dragging a corner is now:

 

Anchor the fixed corner and place a temporary point there and then make sure "Rotate/Resize about Current Point" is turned on and then finally hold your X key down and grab the opposite corner to resize.....    Whew....   Then don't forget to delete the temporary point.

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OK, the live view was clunky before so I skipped the many generations of this tool and just started using it with x12.  

 

The rotate/resize about current point did not work for me yet.  I play around and figure it out.  

 

thanks

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