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Getting Started with DraftSight by João Santos

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Exercise 10.1

Following the mechanical project, a sheet will be configured with three viewports. Files for this exercise are available on the book's page, at www.packtpub.com.

  1. Open the drawing PROJECT1-CH9.DWG.
  2. Double-click on the Sheet1 tab and type the name A3_PDF.
  3. If a viewport is automatically created, erase it.
  4. Before configuring the sheet, if this drawing uses STB files, we need to convert it to CTB, by applying the CONVERTPRINTSTYLES command.
  5. We are going to configure the sheet. With the mouse right-button menu over the A3_PDF tab, select Print Configuration Manager. Click on the New button, confirm Default as the base configuration and create a configuration file named A3&PDF.
  6. In the Print configuration box, select the PDF printer driver and ...

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