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Sunday, May 28, 2017

AutoCAD Layout Background Color to Solid Black or Other Color

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As a follow-up to the posting Please Login or Register to see the link. earlier this week in response to a Twitter request. I showed how to change the Layout paper background color. But what if you just want a solid black background in Layout with no paper like Modelspace, here is the solution.

The Please Login or Register to see the link. default white Layout background with paper and printable area background.

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If you want to change you Please Login or Register to see the link. Layout background color from the defaults go to Options>Display. Now uncheck the first four Layout Elements.

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Now select the Color button to change the AutoCAD UI element colors.

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1. Select Sheet Layout
2. Select Uniform Background
3. Select Color Black or whatever color you want the entire Layout background color to be. In my case I am setting it to black like Modelspace.

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Select Apply & Close and you are done.

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Now you have a complete single color background Layout.

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Shaan

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