Plotting drawings to PDF


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Plotting drawings to PDF

The PDF file format is the easiest way to exchange documents with others. To plot a drawing to PDF using the Windows version of AutoCAD, we have to use a special plot configuration file supplied by Autodesk. Using the Mac edition, no extra files are needed. We can create PDFs natively through the OS X operating system. In this lesson, we're going to learn how to plot a drawing to PDF. On my screen, I have a drawing of a tree staking detail and I've set this drawing up using a layout such that I can plot it to my Epson Printer.

Let's say my client has requested a PDF copy of this drawing. To create a PDF, I'll launch the Print command, and then I'll click the PDF flyout. Take a look at some of the options that we have. I can save this as a PDF. I can save it as PostScript. I can fax or email the PDF from here. I can even save the PDF to iPhoto such that I can sync it and view it on my iPhone or iPod. I am going to select Save as PDF.

I will then give this a file name and ...

Plotting drawings to PDF
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Plotting drawings to PDF provides you with in-depth training on CAD. Taught by Jeff Bartels as part of the AutoCAD 2011: Migrating from Windows to Mac

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