I am using AC LT 2008.
I have a drawing that measures 34 x 19 and I must print it at a scale of 1:1.
In Plot - Model I use Printer Name - Dwg to PDF, Paper Size - Arch D 36 x 24,
What to Plot - Extents and Scale - 1:1.
I review this in Preview and it looks fine so I then complete the Plot
The PDF file is saved on my Desktop and when I open it it looks fine.
I then Upload the file to Staples Copy Service. Their paper size choice is 24 x 36.
When I preview it at Staples the drawing is cropped because of the orientation of the paper
They do not seem to have a paper size of 36 x 24 or any Rotate feature...
Now I go back to my drawing and rotate it 90 degrees.
In Plot I again use Printer Name DWG to PDF, I change the Paper Size to Arch D 24 x 36, Extents and 1:1.
When I preview this from the Plot screen the 'paper' the image is on has a landscape orientation and much of the image is cropped.
What am I misunderstanding or doing wrong here?
Thanks for your help.
As a bonus question What is the difference between a paper size of Arch D and Arch D Expand?
Solved! Go to Solution.
Arch D takes the Margin into consideration and Arch D Expand does not (at least that is what I believe).
Do not rotate your Drawing.
Set your paper to 24 x 36 and change the Orientation to Landscape (or Portrait).
From the right side of the Publish dialog
Please mark any response as "Accept as Solution" if it answers your question.
That arrow down at the bottom of the dialog gets many a person.
Expanded view like this should probably be the default view of this dialog.