CAD Forum - Database of tips, tricks and utilities for AutoCAD, Inventor and other Autodesk products [www.cadforum.cz]
Czech English Deutsch
Login/Register:
 Visitors: 3171 
RSS tips RSS channel - CAD tips
RSS discussion RSS channel - CAD discussion

Discussion Discussion forum

HelpCAD discussion

CAD Forum - Homepage CAD discussion forum - ask any CAD-related questions here, share your CAD knowledge on AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit and other Autodesk software with your peers from all over the world. To start a new topic, choose an appropriate forum.

Please abide by the rules of this forum.

How to post questions: register or login, go to the specific forum and click the NEW TOPIC button.
  FAQ FAQ  Forum Search   Events   Register Register  Login Login

The information that you provide in this form will make up your forum profile which can be viewed by other forum members. Your email address will only be visible by forum admin and moderators and will be used to send you Forum Notifications. To cancel your account, use the page Opt-out or contact webmaster@cadforum.cz.

Converting .dwg to .plt files help!

 Post Reply Post Reply
Author
jmascia View Drop Down
Newbie
Newbie


Joined: 16.May.2018
Location: United States
Using: AutoCAD2004
Status: Offline
Points: 2
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote jmascia Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Topic: Converting .dwg to .plt files help!
    Posted: 16.May.2018 at 21:45
Hi,  I am in need of some help.  The company I work for has moved away from printing out blueprints, yet we get orders requesting plans that way every now and then.  I have received an order for a rather old plan that never had .plt files made.  No one I work with knows how to convert our CAD files to .plt files.  How do I convert these?  When I go to plot, my options for the Plotter Configuration include things like: Adobe PDF, Microsoft Document XPS Writer, Send to One Note, etc.  None of my options seem to have anything to do with a .plt file.  Am I able to plot to Adobepdf and have the result be and actual .plt file that can be sent to a printer to print from?  If not, what do I need to do?  Any help would be greatly and sincerely appreciated.  

Thanks,
Jen
Back to Top
Robert_D View Drop Down
Senior Member
Senior Member


Joined: 21.Oct.2013
Location: United States
Using: BricsCAD v18, AutoCAD2006
Status: Offline
Points: 203
Post Options Post Options   Thanks (2) Thanks(2)   Quote Robert_D Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 16.May.2018 at 22:11
Set up your plot config.s as normal & simply "Plot to File" (and select a directory for the .plt file to be saved in.
Back to Top

Related CAD tips:


 Post Reply Post Reply
  Share Topic   

Forum Jump Forum Permissions View Drop Down



This page was generated in 0,063 seconds.