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printing to HP DesignJet 100

I have just set up my HP designjet 100 and have only done 2 prints, one at medium quality and one at draft. I am extremly pleased with the quality. Hope it continues. My question is: I have a friend on AC8 who does not have a plotter or large format ...

Kerry by Newcomer
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PM3 R3 - Shrinking Layout

I have a dwg from a surveyorof a siteplan with there border included (this is usually the case). It was drawn at 1/8" = 1'-0" and was opened into AC7 without a glitch at 96 scale factor ( and AC scale previously set at 1/8" = 1'-0") All text was chan...

Layout shrinking to page in Plotmaker 3

I use Plotmaker 3.0.0 R2 Int for output my drawings to printer. Usually, my layout exceeds page size. So, when I print my layout, Print->Print options...->Shrink each layout to page setings changes output scale of my drawing. It is vary unusable for ...

Scale in PM & AC

It has been said to draw in your normal scale in AC such as 1/4" then to change your output scale in PM as you need it for the different size drawings such as D or tabloid. This seems fine until you update a drawing, then PM reverts the AC drawing ba...

Hari Har by Newcomer
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Hairline Printing in Plotmaker

I thought there was a way to get hairline printing output from setting the output to hairlines in Plotmaker. The plotmaker option I find says its a screen only control not a printing control. I finally managed to get my first cd book together in plot...

Hari Har by Newcomer
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Printing/plotting white fill difference

We are using Archicad R3V3 (awaiting 8.1....) on Mac G5's, with Kip Star Print Plotters. We notice that when we plot elevations with areas masked out with color 91 solid-fills, they do not mask out anything. When we print, it works fine. The problem ...

TomWaltz by Newcomer
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Plotmaker & Polyline bug

I have found a little bug in Plotmaker3.0 R3 Aus(6392) that causes improper translation of arch segments of polyline tool on drawings in some cases. The angle of them is calculated as an additive to the current one. (e.g. originally defined angle was...

Rob by Graphisoft
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Plotmaker Not Printing Certain Pens

This has happened to me in the past and I can't remember what caused/fixed it. Now I'm under a deadline (of course) and it's happening again. Certain pens/colors in imported AC drawings are not printing and some lines are not printing at the correct ...

Plotmaker JPG size limit?

Mac OSX 10.3 ArchiCAD 7... Plotmaker 2.3 I'm trying to get a 12 mb jpeg into Plotmaker, and its "unexpectedly quitting" during the import process. The image I'm importing has a long aspect ratio (street elevation) which I intend to print using a bann...