AutoCAD Sheet Sets

AutoCAD Sheet Sets provide a powerful tool for managing a set of related drawings. I know what you might be thinking. You don’t need that, or it doesn’t work for your business, or it is much too complicated. However, I’m here to show you this feature is for anyone and everyone, regardless of the type of drawing or the industry you are in. I also want to show you that they are not as complicated as they might appear.

So in a nutshell, if you have come looking for project management type tools straight out-of-the-box within AutoCAD to manage your drawings, you’ve come to the right place.

AutoCAD Sheet Sets Manager Sheet Properties

In this series, we’ll start by looking at why you should be using this powerful feature. Then, we’ll move into creation and setup, stopping to explore all aspects of setup so that you can get the most out of it. After looking at all the ins and outs of usage we’ll dive into managing the sheets within Autodesk Vault. Finally, we’ll take a look how the feature is utilized by other “flavours” of AutoCAD.

The Series

What, Why, When, Who, and How? (aka Why Should I Be Using Them?)

Creation by Collecting Existing Drawings

Creating New Sheet Sets

Working Within the Sheet Set Manager

Adding Sheet Views




Sheet Set Blocks

Sheet Sets with Other AutoCAD Based Products

AutoCAD Mechanical Structure with Sheet Sets… Can it be Done?

Autodesk Vault with Sheet Sets… Two Worlds Collide!



Feature Image “Sheet Music” by Delwin Steven Campbell