Tutorial: Making 2D Technical Drawing of Rhino 3D Model – Part 3

This is Part 3 of the Rhino 2D Technical Drawing Tutorial.

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In the screenshot below, the hidden line layer has been reassigned Hidden Line Type.


The scale of Lines such as Hidden Lines, Centre Lines are centrally controlled at Document Properties >> Linetypes, at the Scale value input. To access this option, go to Files >> Properties. This will display the Document Properties Window.

rhino line type set scale

Below screenshots illustrate the scale of the Hidden Lines being changed to a smaller value.

rhino hidden line size change

When adding Dimensions, it is advisable to make use of Osnaps for accurate placements of positions.

rhino 3d dimensions

To change dimension display settings, go to File >> Properties >>Annotation >> Dimensions.

The Text Command may be used to input texts into the layout. This is as illustrated below.

text input rhino 3d

When you are ready to create a PDF file of the 2D Drawing, go to File >> Print.


Set the correct parameters and click Print. This will generate a PDF file which can be used for actual physical printing.

We have come to the end of this Rhinoceros 3D Tutorial. Hope that it is clear enough.