Chapter 14

Printing and Plotting

Plotting is the term for producing physical prints using a large-format printer, which is either networked or directly connected to an AutoCAD® workstation. There is much more to plotting a drawing or publishing an entire sheet set than hitting the Print icon, however. Before you can successfully print, you must first learn to configure a plotter and a plot style table; you’ll then learn how to create professional output from modelspace and/or paperspace. As you’ll see in this chapter, you’ll also have the option to keep everything in digital format and export DWF or PDF files that can be shared on the Internet with your partners and clients.

  • Configuring output devices
  • Creating plot style tables
  • Using plot style ...

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