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Bringing the Power to CADThe Power of the Plot
AutoCAD assigns a plot style to all objects in a drawing. The plot styles contain settings for parameters such as color, lineweight, linetype and screening. When an object is plotted the, plot style setting are applied to the object and override the objects own properties. AutoCAD by default assigns color dependent plot styles to objects and layers based on their color. All objects in the drawing with the same color are plotted the same way.
Plot Style Tables
Plot styles are organized into a plot style tables. These tables are attached to layouts or to model space objects in the drawing. Color dependent plot style tables contain 255 plot styles corresponding to the 255 colors in AutoCAD. These tables use the .ctb file extension.
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