View Shot 2020 App

Version: 2020.0.1.0

(pending release)

The View Shot App snaps a screenshot of the current drawing view/window (a View Shot).  With the View Shot App you can specify the view size (image size) and you can zoom the view to extents or to a specific window.  Once the View Shot is captured you can save the View Shot as a bmp, gif, jpg, png, wmf or tif image file or you can copy the View Shot to the system clipboard as an image for pasting into other applications such as Word or into image editors or even into an email.


Online Help

WCSVS (Command)


Image format  (Section to specify the format for saving the image file)

  • .bmp: Specifies saving the image file to Bitmap format.

  • .gif: Specifies saving the image file to Graphical Interchange format.

  • .jpg: Specifies saving the image file to Joint Photographic Experts Group format.

  • .png: Specifies saving the image file to Portable Network Graphic format.

  • .wmf: Specifies saving the image file to Windows Metafile format.

  • .tif: Specifies saving the image file to Tagged Image File format.

About button click to display the About dialog.

Save button click to save the image to a file in the specified format.

Copy button click to copy the image to the system clipboard.

Cancel button click to cancel the WCSVS command.

Help button click to display the online help page.


Demo & Training Videos


View Shot 2020 App ver: 2020.0.1.0 Demonstration


Purchase or Download

AutoCAD® 2020
AutoCAD® Architecture 2020
AutoCAD® Electrical 2020
AutoCAD® Mechanical 2020
AutoCAD® MEP 2020


Version History

Version 2020.0.1.0


Ribbon Menu Button loading enhancements, About Dialog enhancements and App is now Digitally Signed for added Security.

Version 2020.0.0.0

March 10, 2021

Initial release for AutoCAD 2020, AutoCAD Architecture 2020, AutoCAD Electrical 2020, AutoCAD Mechanical 2020 and AutoCAD MEP 2020.