How to print


Ctrl+P   ⌘P

Mouse gestures


Command name



Print a rectangular area of the current drawing. The printed drawing is scaled by the current drawing scale. A title block and optionally the drawing outlines, the paper border and the paper perforation can be added to easily define the rectangular area to be printed.

In general, a printer is not able to print up to the sheet edges. This is shown in the following image on the left side where the printable area is in white and the non-printable border area is shown in gray.

There are two options for the position of the section to be printed:


Consider a drawing of A4 size that is to be printed on a sheet of equal size. The image below demonstrates the two possible outcomes: