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How to avoid opening Acrobat Reader after publishing DWG to PDF?

A - answer If you don't want to launch Adobe Acrobat Reader automatically after publishing (printing, plotting) of PDF files from AutoCAD, set the appropriate setting in the custom options.

In the PLOT dialog, choose the printer "DWG To PDF.pc3" and modify its settings using the "Properties" button. In the "Plotter Configuration Editor" dialog, click on "Custom Properties" (incl. the button) and in the dialog "DWG to PDF Properties" then uncheck the option "Open in PDF viewer when done":

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29.2.2012    27208×  

See also:
Tip 13773:What is the maximum paper size when plotting from AutoCAD?
Tip 10759:How to publish a DWG to a PDF file without attaching "-Model" to its name?
Tip 10461:Unattended DWG plotting and PDF publishing without AutoCAD.
Tip 10301:How to export PDF with hyperlinks from AutoCAD?
Tip 10182:How to create a PDF file from DWG without AutoCAD?

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