In your CTB file, set all the pen numbers to 7.
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"powermixx" wrote in message
> Hello all. I am a user from way back in AutoCad 8! Simple question:
> How can I get a multicolored dwg to print all black and white? When I open
the 'Layer Properties Manager' and try to change the 'Plot Style Color', I
can't. What am I missing?
> I must say it feels good to be home on AutoCad!
Use the monochrome plot style, which plots all colors black. Turn on Display
Plot Styles to show them that way on the screen.
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"jbaker" wrote in message
> You may also just change the Printer settings to print Black instead
> of color and save the plot seting to a PC3 file called Black only.
> That's what I do and I don't have to change the pen setup.
Why not just use the Monochrome.ctb? For plot styles?
When you go to plot or page setup, the dialog box top right has a drop
down menu for "Plot style table (pen assignments)" with an edit button
to the right. Use the edit button to select your monochrome or custom
*.ctb file before you print. I prefer using a custom all-black ctb file
too. It seems like monochrome has tended to try to shade some of my
> How do I use the ctb file?