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Re: Crash on publishing to PDF

06-21-2013 08:53 AM in reply to: IanMcClain

DwgToPDF is the old one.  I believe that it was created by Autodesk and has never been updated.  The Publish command apparently is newer, or at least operates differently.  I have Adobe Acrobat installed, so I can print using their current version and do edits etc. but with images I sometimes have to use the old DwgToPDF also.


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Message 12 of 13 (138 Views)

Re: Crash on publishing to PDF

06-21-2013 09:00 AM in reply to: sboon

Hmm, I was not aware there was a difference. Typically I use the publish command with layouts specified to use the named plotter, which I have set to DWGtoPDF. Apparantly I've always been using the old driver. It's never given me problems. I have tried adobe's driver, but ran into issues. DWGtoPDF has been solid for me.

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Message 13 of 13 (129 Views)

Re: Crash on publishing to PDF

06-22-2013 03:45 AM in reply to: IanMcClain
I have published in background turned off but I still didn't get any more usefull error message I think the file is just corrupt

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