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CAD tip CAD tip # 4284:

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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    9153×  

See also:
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Tip 6046:Drawing plotted on DesignJet T1100 has different colors than DesignJet 4000/4500.
Tip 5728:GoPlot - batch plotting of PLT and PRN files.
Tip 5717:AutoCAD suddenly publishes multiple drawings to a single PLT file.

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