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donz67z
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cut and paste pdf's

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06-02-2010 09:57 AM
can someone tell me how to cut and paste a pdf file into my drawing? is it possible?
thanks a lot

Don
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Re: cut and paste pdf's

06-02-2010 10:05 AM in reply to: donz67z
Here's one inexpensive though low resolution method:

With PDF opened, you can hit Alt+PrintScrn which copies the active window
application to the clipboard.
Then open Paint, Ctrl+V to Paste.
Then you can select the section you want from Paint, copy that and paste
into AutoCAD.

Paul

wrote in message news:6401434@discussion.autodesk.com...
can someone tell me how to cut and paste a pdf file into my drawing? is it
possible?
thanks a lot

Don
*Dean Saadallah
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Re: cut and paste pdf's

06-02-2010 11:43 AM in reply to: donz67z
Acrobat Reader has a Camera Tool (icon/button has a camera image) and is
used to copy content from a page to the Windows Clipboard among other
features.

Start Acrobat Reader Help and explore. Watch your display settings inside
Acrobat, fuzzy on screen is fuzzy in AutoCAD.

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Dean Saadallah
http://LTisACAD.blogspot.com
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grantt
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Re: cut and paste PDF

06-16-2010 09:51 AM in reply to: *Dean Saadallah

I have always used the camera tool. I'm now in Civil 3D 2010 and now I'm having trouble plotting out my image. I starts out plotting about 1/2" plots and the rest is not there. Everything else of my drawing plots but not the pasted PDF clipped portion. Any suggestions?

Tim Grant
Civil 3D 2014 SP1
Windows 7 Professional
Intel Core Quad Q9650 3.0 GHz
8 GB, 64-bit

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