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How to print a multi-page PDF from AutoCAD?

A - answer You may want to plot (publish) multiple drawing sheets to a single PDF file, or plot the sheets as a single job (to be not interrupted with other jobs in your plotter queue).

In AutoCAD 2008 (and higher) you can use the PUBLISHCOLLATE variable (set it to 1) to publish (PUBLISH) all sheets and all selected DWG drawings in a single job, to a single multipage PDF file.

In AutoCAD 2007 or older AutoCAD versions and other CAD applications you can make use of DWFs. First publish a multisheet DWF and then print it from DWF Viewer (Design Review) to PDF over a PDF driver (pseudoprinter).

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27.7.2007    60268x   FAQ  
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See also:
Tip 10301:How to export PDF with hyperlinks from AutoCAD?
Tip 9998:Automatically rotate drawings plotted from Revit or other software.
Tip 9147:Batch publishing to PDF uses different margins than single prints.
Tip 5717:AutoCAD suddenly publishes multiple drawings to a single PLT file.
Tip 4260:AutoDWF - Automatic publishing of DWF file on every save of the DWG drawing


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