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simpleuser1
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ADR 2013 import dwg wrong page size

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01-10-2013 04:22 PM

Recently tried Design Review 2013 and I cannot get the page sizes to work. the same file is loaded in TrueView 2013 and the file looks great, but when I load in design review, only a portion of the file is visible. There appears to be nothing I can do about this.  Please have a look at the pictures:

True View 2013 drawing view. seems OK

 

and the design review version of the file is here:

Design Review version not working

 

So you can see the letter size paper makes no sense. it is a D-size paper in true view. Model space is not much better.

 

Can someone help guide me to a solution?

 

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pendean
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Re: ADR 2013 import dwg wrong page size

01-11-2013 05:58 AM in reply to: simpleuser1

TRUEVIEW is a DWG viewer.

ADR uses whatever plot parameters it finds in the layout your DWG file opens, generated a DWF, then displays it. It does not open and view a DWG file natively.

 

Please elaborate as ADR is not a good DWG file viewer if the DWG file is not actively set to behave as you wish it from AutoCAD.

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Re: ADR 2013 import dwg wrong page size

01-11-2013 07:55 AM in reply to: pendean

Alright. So one has to apply the correct plot parameters within True-View and then export to DWFx. This seems to work now. Thanks!  Basically I think it was a problem with the DWG file not applying any plot parameters to the layout or model space elements. Thanks for the hint and solution. I now can mark up the page with an applied plot parameter.

 

Regards,

 

Carl

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