This morning I had a FATAL ERROR, nothing unusual about that as this often happens when closing files.
This time it happened when I was updateing a BoM.
Reboot was OK. All seemed OK and all I lost was a few devices on a drawing.
Later I came to print and discovered I have lost the "plot style manager" in the "format" ribbon menue.
I knew this as ACE reported that there was a problem witht the printer.
How do I get it back? (the plot style manager)
I have lost the .pc3 file for the printer and I can't recreate it. ACAD reports that i am writing to and illegal file.
I use CutePDF to create my PDF files and I have also lost the .pc3 file.
These two .pcs files are usually in the printer menue of ACE where I select which printer I wish to print from.
I can print previously save PDF drawings correctly.
Hope some one can steer me in the righ direction.
Cheers John Quigley
This is an interesting issue...
Have you lost the ability to invoke the plot manager from the big "A" as well?
(Big "A" > Print > Manage plotters)
Can you check in the CUI to see if you still have ACAD as a partial load in your ACADE workspace.
(Look for ACAD in the Partial Customization Files expandable tree)
I have seen this before in an older version of the product (ACADE 2007), it would lose the partial file that allowed Regular AutoCAD commands to run. (usually on a fatal crash during startup).
Try reloading the partial file.
Let me know,
Thanks againg for your time to reply to my questions.
I have been partially stupid. The Plot style manager is greyed out when I look for it under the Format button.
I forgot to look for it under the file botton.
My other problems have been solved with the reload.