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Printing drawings - Print a PDF or JPG file

Creating a PDF or JPG File

Creating a PDF or JPG file from a drawing is very simple, like printing on paper.

To create a PDF or JPG File
  1. If necessary, click the desired Layout tab or the Model tab.
  2. Do one of the following:
  3. Choose File > Plot.
  4. On the Standard toolbar, click the Plot tool (
  5. ).
  • Type plot and then press Enter.
  • Select Device tab.
  • From Printer list select one of the following:
  • progeCAD PDF Printer 2011.
  • progeCAD JPG Printer 2011.
  • Select the paper size from the Paper section. To set a custom paper size:
  • Click on the Property button near the printer name.
  • Select Custom from the paper size list.
  • Specify With and Length.
  • Confirm the settings clicking on the Ok button.
  • Select the paper and drawing orientation: Portrait or Landscape.
  • Set the other parameters like paper printing.
  • Press the Print button.
  • Specify the name of the PDF or JPG file in the dialog box shown.