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Material list on isometric drawings not printed black-and-white.

A - answer Material schedule table inserted in an isometric drawing is printed in color, even when the plot style table points all colors to black.

Color print is caused by that the text color is assigned to a TrueColor and not to a standard AutoCAD base color (ACI). To print the material table in monochrome, you need to change the text color to an AutoCAD ACI color:

  1. Go to project settings: Isometric DWG Settings > Title Block and Display
  2. Click on Setup Title Block
  3. Select the table you want to change and select the appropriate row by clicking on the table border
  4. Unlock the cells from the ribbon with Unlock: the panel Cell Format > Cell Locking > Unlock
  5. Change the text color in properties
  6. Save the changes

The procedure is illustrated in a video on CAD Studio's YouTube channel:

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See also:
Tip 9715:Some coordinates in isometric are displayed with decimal places.
Tip 8167:How to set dimensions, symbols, welds, BOM for piping isometry?


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