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Quick conversion of DWG files to PDF.

A - answer If you need to export an AutoCAD DWG drawing to the PDF format, you probaly use - like most AutoCAD users - plotting to a PDF pseudo-printer (Windows driver) PDF, or the more convenient direct print to the predefined "printer" DWG To PDF.pc3 available in the latest AutoCAD versions.

But you can also use a faster way (since version 2010), the EXPORTPDF command with direct entry of parameters and output of the PDF file.

For even faster solution for creating PDF files you can use the automatic publishing of a PDF version (copy) of a drawing on every save of the current DWG drawing. You can set it (since AutoCAD 2010) in the dialog Options, the Plot and publish tab - "Automatic publishing" (and the AUTOPUBLISH command). In older AutoCAD versions you can use our free utility AutoPDF.

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See also:
Tip 13622:Bulk import pages from a multi-page PDF into AutoCAD.
Tip 13286:Markup assistant with intelligent character recognition.
Tip 13082:PDF published from AutoCAD shows blurred lines.
Tip 12184:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2020 (import/export/AnyCAD).
Tip 11821:How to publish PDF sheets (pages) under the plain layout name?

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