SmartDraft View Tools

SmartDraft View Tools

Win32 and 64, English

SmartDraft, Inc.
SmartDraft: View Tools provide an excellent set of productivity tool to twist the view, control the crosshairs, and create and manage viewports.

General Usage Instructions

Create and modify viewport, views, and the crosshairs.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Rotate the crosshairs to point in a northerly direction.


Move the contents of a viewport vertically or horizontally by a given interval.


Divide a viewport vertically or horizontally.


Align selected viewports' content to a source viewport.


Restore the view saved with the View Save All command.


Create viewport by specifying a rectangular area in modelspace.


Viewport zoom setup by selecting the viewport frame.


Rotate the crosshairs to be parallel with the bottom of the screen.


Align crosshairs to a selected line or polyline.


Twist the view so two selected points in the drawing become parallel to the bottom of the screen.


Save a separate view for model space, in a layout tab, in each viewport window. Use View All to restore the saved views.


Twist the view so north is pointing direction up.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk App Store has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) or Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP), and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

NOTE: If you previously installed the Trial version of this software, then you must uninstall it for this version to work properly and vice versa.

Known Issues


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Author/Company Information

SmartDraft, Inc.

Support Information

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Version History

Version Number Version Description


Version 17.0.3 released - 5/15/2017 * Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2018, Autodesk® AutoCAD® Map 3D 2018, and Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2018.


Version 16.0.0 released - 4/26/2016 * Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2017, Autodesk® AutoCAD® Map 3D 2017, and Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2017.


Version 15.0.0 released - 4/5/2015

* Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2016, Autodesk® AutoCAD® Map 3D 2016, and AutoCAD® 2016.


SmartDraft, Inc. repurchased the SmartDraft product line.
Added Setup Panel in Ribbon.


Version 12.0.0 released - 3/27/2014

 * Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2015, Autodesk® AutoCAD® Map 3D 2015, and AutoCAD® 2015.

Version 11.0.0 released - 3/26/2013

 * Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2014, Autodesk® AutoCAD® Map 3D 2014, and AutoCAD® 2014.

Version 10.0.38 released - 3/19/2013

* Now the menus from all SmartDraft Apps merge into a single SmartDraft tab

  Version 10.0.37 released - 3/8/2013

* Fixed issues with help file and Ribbon interface.

Version 10.0.35 released - 2/28/2013

* Fixed an issue with MText, when MText was moved or edited, the background mask was turned on.

Version 10.0.32 released - 2/15/2013

* Released to Audodesk Exchange

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