AutoCAD Mechanical General Discussion

AutoCAD Mechanical General Discussion

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Autocad 2012 - DWG to PDF Exporting Failure (SketchBook Designer).

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04-18-2012 07:36 AM

When I try to export a drawing from .dwg to .pdf, I get the following message in AutoCAD Mechanical 2012:


SketchBook Designer data can only be saved in DWG file format and will be
omitted from other file types.


I have never used SketchBook Designer though it is installed on my machine.  All I want to do is create a pdf to send to someone like I've done a million times in Autocad 2010.  Does anyone know what the problem is and how to resolve it?



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Re: Autocad 2012 - DWG to PDF Exporting Failure (SketchBook Designer).

04-18-2012 07:45 PM in reply to: mrm01



I think this warning message comes from SketchBook Designer addin. I guess you may have installed those products from Suite installer.


So maybe you can try to uninstall the addin of SketchBook Designer for AutoCAD and see if the message goes away. see snapshot.


Michael Su
SQA Engineer
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Re: Autocad 2012 - DWG to PDF Exporting Failure (SketchBook Designer).

08-30-2012 11:06 AM in reply to: michaelsu

Thanks Michael.  That fixed it!


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