Creating A Layout From Scratch

To start with a fresh, empty layout, choose "New" from the "File" menu. A form is opened that requires you to specify some basic parameters. These are:

If a default layer properties file is specified in the setup dialog ("Application" tab), this is loaded into the layer view list automatically. Without such a file, the layer list is empty at the beginning and layers must be created with "Layer/New" from the "Edit" menu, before any shapes can be drawn.