CAD Forum - tips, tricks, discussion and utilities for AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit and other Autodesk products []
CZ | EN | DE
Login or
  Visitors: 2918

CAD tip CAD tip # 1850:

Question CAD 
 %  platform  category 
Q - question

Newly created entities do not plot.

A - answer Entities added to a drawing with Xrefs are not plotted on the paper.

Make sure your entities are not placed in a nonplottable layer (DEFPOINTS or a non-plot attribute). If your drawing is complicated (lots of vectors - e.g. in hatching or text), your plotter memory may be exhausted (verify the plot preview). Also make sure your entities are not assigned (via pens or plot styles) to a near-white (=invisible) color.

This problem may be caused also by a corrupted drawing - e.g. a DWG file coming from a non-Autodesk CAD application.

100% *  CAD 
3.1.2002    8284×  
Prices - CAD eShop:
applies to: AutoCAD ·

See also:
Tip 12215:How to change truecolor DWG objects to indexed ACI colors?
Tip 11898:Automatic schedule - number of blocks in a drawing.
Tip 11821:How to publish PDF sheets (pages) under the plain layout name?
Tip 11604:How to set plot transparency for all layouts in a DWG?
Tip 11469:Why you should not use the DEFPOINTS layer to draw geometry?

Back   All CAD Tips

Have we helped you? If you want to support the CAD Forum web service, consider buying one of our CAD applications, or our custom software development offerings, or donating via PayPal (see above). You may also add a link to your web - like this "fan" link: CAD Forum - tips, utilities, blocks for Autodesk products
CAD:    OS:    Categ: 
Text:  FAQ glossary   

Use Google Earth images in your AutoCAD projects with the Plex.Earth Tools More info

Please use these tips at your own risk.
CAD Studio is not responsible for possible problems that may occur as a result of using any of these tips.