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sebastien.lavoie
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Plotting issue autocad 2013 with extends in plot area

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04-10-2013 08:11 AM

Hi,

 

I was using autocad 2004 Lt and the IT department installed recently autocad 2013 LT. I have a problme when I'm trying to plot my drawings.

 

Normally, I always use Extends in plot area to fit on a 11x17 sheets and it always work on the 2004 version. Now, with the 2013, when I use extend, Autocad is always offering me only half the page when I use extends in plot area.

 

Have a look

 

11x17.JPG

 

 

Since my drawing is configure for A 11x17 sheet, autocad only use 1/4 of the page because a only can use half the page. Here what look like the preview:

dessin_quart.JPG

 

The workaround I'm currently using is to use the Window option instead of Extends. I don't know why, but I'm ok when I use this option:

 

11x17_ok.JPG

 

Can someone help me on this?

 

Thank you

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cbenner
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Registered: ‎04-06-2010
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Re: Plotting issue autocad 2013 with extends in plot area

04-10-2013 10:05 AM in reply to: sebastien.lavoie

What happens in your drawing when you Zoom to Extents?  Does the drawing fill the page, or do you get the 1/4 view like in your preview?

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