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How to plot PDFs without the tab (layout) name.

A - answer If you want to plot your drawings to PDF but don't want the Layout Name showing up, like:

Drawing1 Layout1 (1).pdf

Then just prefix the Layout Name (Layout1) with a period ("."), for example: .Layout1

Your PDF plots will show up as: Drawing1.pdf

(tip submitted by R.Williams)

(tested on AutoCAD 2009-2012 with Adobe Acrobat PDF; may not work with other PDF drivers, incl. Autodesk DWG to PDF)

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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 13778:How to publish several DWG drawings into one multi-page PDF?
Tip 13622:Bulk import pages from a multi-page PDF into AutoCAD.
Tip 11821:How to publish PDF sheets (pages) under the plain layout name?
Tip 10759:How to publish a DWG to a PDF file without attaching "-Model" to its name?
Tip 9147:Batch publishing to PDF uses different margins than single prints.

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