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How to export to pdf

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12-05-2012 02:39 PM

I need to export this project to a PDF but it is not letting me.  It keeps on say error. 

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Re: How to export to pdf

12-05-2012 02:55 PM in reply to: breaultkm

I get no error at my end, appart from it being an educational version.  Ensure the DWG to PDF.pc3 file is for the current version of AutoCAD, and not pointing to an old version of this file.

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Re: How to export to pdf

12-05-2012 03:07 PM in reply to: kentw

it still saying error.  I double check every thing.  

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Re: How to export to pdf

12-05-2012 03:19 PM in reply to: kentw

this is what it says:

 

Job: - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

Job ID: 11

Sheet set name: 

Date and time started: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:18:02 PM Pacific Standard Time

Date and time completed: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:18:03 PM Pacific Standard Time

UserID: Peanut

Profile ID: 

Total sheets: 1

Sheets plotted: 0

Number of errors: 3

Number of warnings: 0

 

 

Sheet: Centesis Catheter-ISO A3 Title Block - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

File: /Users/Peanut/Desktop/PFM Medical/Centesis Catheter.dwg

Category name: 

Page setup: 

Device name: 

Plot file path: 

Paper size: 

 

ERROR: The PMP folder was not found and is required for custom paper size creation. 

 

ERROR: Internal error attempting to create custom paper size. 

 

ERROR: Unable to create the requested media size as a custom size.

 

 

 

Job: - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

Job ID: 10

Sheet set name: 

Date and time started: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:17:49 PM Pacific Standard Time

Date and time completed: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:17:50 PM Pacific Standard Time

UserID: Peanut

Profile ID: 

Total sheets: 1

Sheets plotted: 0

Number of errors: 3

Number of warnings: 0

 

 

Sheet: Centesis Catheter-ISO A3 Title Block - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

File: /Users/Peanut/Desktop/PFM Medical/Centesis Catheter.dwg

Category name: 

Page setup: 

Device name: 

Plot file path: 

Paper size: 

 

ERROR: The PMP folder was not found and is required for custom paper size creation. 

 

ERROR: Internal error attempting to create custom paper size. 

 

ERROR: Unable to create the requested media size as a custom size.

 

 

 

Job: - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

Job ID: 9

Sheet set name: 

Date and time started: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:17:25 PM Pacific Standard Time

Date and time completed: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:17:26 PM Pacific Standard Time

UserID: Peanut

Profile ID: 

Total sheets: 1

Sheets plotted: 0

Number of errors: 3

Number of warnings: 0

 

 

Sheet: Centesis Catheter-ISO A3 Title Block - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

File: /Users/Peanut/Desktop/PFM Medical/Centesis Catheter.dwg

Category name: 

Page setup: 

Device name: 

Plot file path: 

Paper size: 

 

ERROR: The PMP folder was not found and is required for custom paper size creation. 

 

ERROR: Internal error attempting to create custom paper size. 

 

ERROR: Unable to create the requested media size as a custom size.

 

 

 

Job: - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

Job ID: 8

Sheet set name: 

Date and time started: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:13:58 PM Pacific Standard Time

Date and time completed: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:13:59 PM Pacific Standard Time

UserID: Peanut

Profile ID: 

Total sheets: 1

Sheets plotted: 0

Number of errors: 3

Number of warnings: 0

 

 

Sheet: Centesis Catheter-ISO A3 Title Block - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

File: /Users/Peanut/Desktop/PFM Medical/Centesis Catheter.dwg

Category name: 

Page setup: 

Device name: 

Plot file path: 

Paper size: 

 

ERROR: The PMP folder was not found and is required for custom paper size creation. 

 

ERROR: Internal error attempting to create custom paper size. 

 

ERROR: Unable to create the requested media size as a custom size.

 

 

 

Job: - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

Job ID: 7

Sheet set name: 

Date and time started: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:13:10 PM Pacific Standard Time

Date and time completed: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:13:11 PM Pacific Standard Time

UserID: Peanut

Profile ID: 

Total sheets: 1

Sheets plotted: 0

Number of errors: 3

Number of warnings: 0

 

 

Sheet: Centesis Catheter-ISO A3 Title Block - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

File: /Users/Peanut/Desktop/PFM Medical/Centesis Catheter.dwg

Category name: 

Page setup: 

Device name: 

Plot file path: 

Paper size: 

 

ERROR: The PMP folder was not found and is required for custom paper size creation. 

 

ERROR: Internal error attempting to create custom paper size. 

 

ERROR: Unable to create the requested media size as a custom size.

 

 

 

Job: - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

Job ID: 6

Sheet set name: 

Date and time started: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:10:15 PM Pacific Standard Time

Date and time completed: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:10:16 PM Pacific Standard Time

UserID: Peanut

Profile ID: 

Total sheets: 1

Sheets plotted: 0

Number of errors: 3

Number of warnings: 0

 

 

Sheet: Centesis Catheter-ISO A3 Title Block - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

File: /Users/Peanut/Desktop/PFM Medical/Centesis Catheter.dwg

Category name: 

Page setup: 

Device name: 

Plot file path: 

Paper size: 

 

ERROR: The PMP folder was not found and is required for custom paper size creation. 

 

ERROR: Internal error attempting to create custom paper size. 

 

ERROR: Unable to create the requested media size as a custom size.

 

 

 

Job: - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

Job ID: 4

Sheet set name: 

Date and time started: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:09:10 PM Pacific Standard Time

Date and time completed: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:09:10 PM Pacific Standard Time

UserID: Peanut

Profile ID: 

Total sheets: 1

Sheets plotted: 0

Number of errors: 3

Number of warnings: 0

 

 

Sheet: Centesis Catheter-ISO A3 Title Block - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

File: /Users/Peanut/Desktop/PFM Medical/Centesis Catheter.dwg

Category name: 

Page setup: 

Device name: 

Plot file path: 

Paper size: 

 

ERROR: The PMP folder was not found and is required for custom paper size creation. 

 

ERROR: Internal error attempting to create custom paper size. 

 

ERROR: Unable to create the requested media size as a custom size.

 

 

 

Job: - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

Job ID: 3

Sheet set name: 

Date and time started: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:07:57 PM Pacific Standard Time

Date and time completed: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:07:58 PM Pacific Standard Time

UserID: Peanut

Profile ID: 

Total sheets: 1

Sheets plotted: 0

Number of errors: 3

Number of warnings: 0

 

 

Sheet: Centesis Catheter-ISO A3 Title Block - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

File: /Users/Peanut/Downloads/Centesis Catheter.dwg

Category name: 

Page setup: 

Device name: 

Plot file path: 

Paper size: 

 

ERROR: The PMP folder was not found and is required for custom paper size creation. 

 

ERROR: Internal error attempting to create custom paper size. 

 

ERROR: Unable to create the requested media size as a custom size.

 

 

 

Job: - Plotted with Errors(s)

 

Job ID: 2

Sheet set name: 

Date and time started: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:06:20 PM Pacific Standard Time

Date and time completed: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:06:23 PM Pacific Standard Time

UserID: Peanut

Profile ID: 

Total sheets: 2

Sheets plotted: 1

Number of errors: 3

Number of warnings: 0

 

 

Sheet: Centesis Catheter-ISO A3 Title Block - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

File: /Users/Peanut/Downloads/Centesis Catheter.dwg

Category name: 

Page setup: 

Device name: Officejet_Pro_8100__CEA4EC_ - plotted to file

Plot file path: /Users/Peanut/Desktop/Centesis Catheter.pdf

Paper size: na-letter

 

ERROR: The PMP folder was not found and is required for custom paper size creation. 

 

ERROR: Internal error attempting to create custom paper size. 

 

ERROR: Unable to create the requested media size as a custom size.

 

 

 

Job: - Plotted with Errors(s)

 

Job ID: 1

Sheet set name: 

Date and time started: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:05:43 PM Pacific Standard Time

Date and time completed: 12/5/12 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 3:05:46 PM Pacific Standard Time

UserID: Peanut

Profile ID: 

Total sheets: 2

Sheets plotted: 1

Number of errors: 3

Number of warnings: 0

 

 

Sheet: Centesis Catheter-ISO A3 Title Block - Error(s) Did Not Plot

 

File: /Users/Peanut/Downloads/Centesis Catheter.dwg

Category name: 

Page setup: 

Device name: Officejet_Pro_8100__CEA4EC_ - plotted to file

Plot file path: /Users/Peanut/Desktop/Centesis Catheter.pdf

Paper size: na-letter

 

ERROR: The PMP folder was not found and is required for custom paper size creation. 

 

ERROR: Internal error attempting to create custom paper size. 

 

ERROR: Unable to create the requested media size as a custom size.

 

 

 

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Message 5 of 8 (1,290 Views)

Re: How to export to pdf

12-05-2012 03:52 PM in reply to: breaultkm

PMP error.

If at any time you edited the list of available sheet sizes or you created a unique sheet size,

a PMP file is generated of the same name as the PC3 file. When moving (or renaming) the

PC3 file from one profile to another or to another workstation/user, one will get the PMP error.

Best thing to do is to leave well enough alone regarding tailoring the sheet sizes.

 

Start AutoCAD.

Command OPTIONS.

"Files" tab.

Expand "Printer Support File Path".

Expand "Printer Description File Search Path".

Take note.

 

Start your favorite file manager (not IE).

Verify the path noted above is there.

Verify the file inside has the same name as the PC3 file.

 

If not, do this:

Redefine the path to the desired PMP file by first highlighting the path, then select "Browse"

inside the OPTIONS dialog.

 

Or this:

Command PLOT.

Select the desired PC3 file.

Select the "Properties" button next to that drop down. A dialog will appear.

Redefine your custom sheet size here (or remove the one that has been defined).

Select the "Save As..." button.

Select the OK button.

-OR- Start Over:

Select the desired printer driver.

Select the "Properties" button.

Do what you need to do to create the PC3 file except custom sheet sizes.

Save as button.

OK button.

 

???

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Message 6 of 8 (1,283 Views)

Re: How to export to pdf

12-05-2012 04:43 PM in reply to: scot-65

A possible simpler solution is to reset your settings to default. This can be done by closing AutoCAD, going to windows Start button > All Programs > Autodesk > AutoCAD 2013 - English > Reset settings to default.  You will be asked if you want to backup your settings, if you choose yes you will be asked to where to save a zip file to. It wil then begin to start AutoCAD at which point you will get a message saying configuring AutoCAD...

 

If this produces any errors then I recommend a re-install,  unless of course you have student restrictions on your computer  :smileysad:

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Message 7 of 8 (1,239 Views)

Re: How to export to pdf

12-14-2012 12:49 PM in reply to: scot-65

I have tried all of the solutions that you guys have given me and nothing has worked.  

Can someone just export to a PDF so I can email it to my boss. 

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Message 8 of 8 (1,224 Views)

Re: How to export to pdf

12-15-2012 02:27 AM in reply to: breaultkm

Hi,

 

>> Can someone just export to a PDF so I can email it to my boss.

Ok, find attached the PDF, but as I don't have the sheet-set-infos the fields are empty/not filled.

 

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