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Send just drawing name, no path as job name to plotter panel.

A - answer AutoCAD sends the full drawing name as job name to HPGL2 plotters (or PLT files). Such long name (string) is often truncated on the plotter panel display giving less useful information to the operator.

To send just the drawing name with no path in your print jobs, set the FULLPLOTPATH AutoCAD system variable to 0.

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15.3.2005    8146×  
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