Move objects between model and paper space in AutoCAD

By | March 19, 2014

Do you want to move objects between model space and paper space in AutoCAD? In AutoCAD allow you to do this very easy and today I will give a tutorial to everyone how to do that with the CHSPACE command.

How to use the CHSPACE command?

Before you active this command, you need to click a layout. You must make sure that you are in the space you need to be in to select the object you want to move. Maybe paper space or model space.

  • If you want to move an object from paper space to model space, you need to be in paper space to select that object. If you aren’t in paper space, double-click outside the viewport to enter paper space.
  • If you want to move an object from model space to paper space, you need to be in model space to select that object. If you aren’t in model space, double-click inside the viewport to enter model space.

Step 1: Start the command

Modify > Change Space or type CHSPACE > Space

Start chspace command tutorial in the AutoCAD

Start chspace command

Step 2: Select objects that you need to move

Select object in the model space AutoCAD

Select object in model space

Step 3: Press Enter to end selection and the command. AutoCAD moves the selected objects to the other space and is scaled with viewport’s ratio.

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