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Automatically rotate drawings plotted from Revit or other software.

A - answer Autodesk Revit and many other Windows applications do not offer manual plot rotation in their print options - so you cannot influence rotation of the drawing on the paper sheet, other than the standard Portrait/Landscape print driver options. If you need to change orientation of the printout (drawing vs. paper) to optimize usage of your paper sheet or roll, use autorotation.

A number of plotter models offer autorotation of plots based on the size (width) of the loaded print media. If you print through an output plot file (PLT, PDF, DWF, TIFF), you can choose the autorotate option in your plotter utility.

E.g. the HP Instant Printing utility for HP Designjet and other large-format printers (see www.cadstudio.cz/download) allows to view/verify rotation of the supplied plot files, check if they fit on the given paper, etc. The option for automatic rotation (Autorotate) can be found the panel "Printable Area Settings".

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9.9.2014    2956x  
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applies to: Revit · AutoCAD · DWF/Design Review ·

See also:
Tip 10192:Wrong results when adding or subtracting °C temperatures in Revit.
Tip 9001:Missing images when plotting from Revit to HP Designjet T620.
Tip 8727:Transparent 3D views in Revit.
Tip 8425:Batch print for multiple drawings, multiple printers and copies.
Tip 8244:Revit plot/print is not to scale.


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