Thank you Dellus. In Autocad, the paper size and scale can be set before the dwg starts, and the dwg proceeds. Your comments have taught me that in Librecad, the entities are drawn full scale and the screen is then zoomed out to encompass the whole dwg, and the "General scale" applied to enlarge the text and to prepare for printing. I have found that two versions of the User Manual are difficult to follow, and appear to me to be very short on printing. Please forgive this greenhorn! Greetings from Down Under.