Mechanical Desktop

Mechanical Desktop

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Registered: ‎08-19-2011
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ploting issues

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08-19-2011 09:39 AM

Howdy yall,

Here is something in Mechanical Desktop 2009 that i cant figure out, PLOT. Is there any way that i can set my current printer to default in MDT so that i dont have to keep selecting it every time i want to print something?

Here is the dialogue box i get when i type plot in:

Here is what id like it to be default:

What i change is the printer to HP laserjet 5100 pcl5, and the Plot Scale units= 1.006.


i am not creating anything. I am just the machinist/programer. I am just opening the file and ploting the prints. Should i just create a new .pc3 with the same name as the "default" .pc3 that specifies the new printer? And if so, how would i get the scale units to be what i want them to be? (reason for that is the print range is not big enough on the paper and it leaves off the top 1/8 inch which is just boarder most of the time)


Again, Id appreciate any help that yall can provide.

Thanks, Frank

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