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How to open a PDF file from AutoCAD?

A - answer If you need to open a PDF document (e.g. a manual or a product specification) directly from AutoCAD, you can use the START command (defined in ACAD.PGP):
START C:\Docs\MyDocument.pdf

This will invoke your default PDF reader (e.g. Adobe Acrobat Reader) with the specified PDF file. You can use the same approach for any other file type (Excel, PowerPoint, video, ...).

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25.3.2012    14926×  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 10517:How to enable/disable automatic display of PDFs published from Inventor?
Tip 10461:Unattended DWG plotting and PDF publishing without AutoCAD.
Tip 9972:Create free 3D PDF output files from any CAD software.
Tip 9698:Data formats supported in Autodesk InfraWorks 360.
Tip 8788:Batch unification of page setups in DWG files.

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