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ranjith0326
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Plot dwg file without opening

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03-19-2012 09:47 PM

Greetings to all,

 

without using mdi active document is there possible to plot a drawing file from vb.net?

 

Regards,

 

Ranjith

Regards,

R.Ranjith
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arcticad
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Re: Plot dwg file without opening

03-20-2012 08:41 AM in reply to: ranjith0326

It's not possible. It must be rendered out to Print.

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SENL1362
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Registered: ‎07-20-2011
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Re: Plot dwg file without opening

03-21-2012 11:50 AM in reply to: ranjith0326

That would be my first answer aswell however the AutoCAD 2013 Batch version is capable of exporting to PDF without a visible screen. The need for a display for rendering is there for not valid anymore.

 

That raises also  the question:  can we use this AutoCAD batch version as a service process?

 

 

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