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need to print an initial 2d sketch (without any 3d work done on it).
Printing this in sketch mode seems to output a screen capture, i.e. some
lines appear wriggly and not as precise as an ordinary plot of an idw or dwg
A sketch w/o any 3d work will not be accepted as an idw file, thus I am not
able to use all the formatting (tblocks, fonts, dimstyles, etc.) options
available to idw files.
Is there a way of printing a 2d sketch (w/o any 3d work) as an idw file?
Thanks for any help.
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a lot for the replies Wolfe and Roger.
Wolfe, when you print the ipt file this way, does your plot turn out with
the same quality as a plot from an idw or dwg file?
Mine turns out with soft (not crisp) lines, especially on those geometries
which are apparently computed by the program, like circles, ellipses,
I am printing with an HP laser printer and it has always printed all idw or
dwg files clearly.
I was hoping that I can do my 2d plotting on IV altogether, without having
to go back to Acad/idw for printing. But I can't get IV to print well directly
from an ipt file.
Is this a limitation of the program? its settings? HP printer?
Would appreciate any help.
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