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jimmy_flores
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How to convert revit drawing file into a pdf format

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10-20-2010 12:18 PM

How to convert revit drawing file into a pdf format?

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ccollins
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Re: How to convert revit drawing file into a pdf format

10-20-2010 02:21 PM in reply to: jimmy_flores

Use a PDF printer--like Adobe PDF PDF Factory, or PDF 995 ( free ).

 

Another ( better, IMO ) option is DWFX for Autodesk Design Review ( free download from Adesk ).

This way the person viewing the DWFX can see all the "information" of model elements, and if you create a 3D DWFX

file they can slice/cut sections, spin around, etc. Its a great "free BIM viewer.

 

cheers

Cliff B. Collins
Registered Architect/BIM Manager
Thalden Boyd Emery Architects
St. Louis, MO
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Johnnykab1
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Re: How to convert revit drawing file into a pdf format

06-10-2013 05:56 AM in reply to: jimmy_flores

I need information on how to convert revit drawing into a pdf format so that I can print from my PC and printer.

 

John.

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rosskirby
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Re: How to convert revit drawing file into a pdf format

06-10-2013 02:21 PM in reply to: Johnnykab1

As mentioned above, you will need to install a PDF virtual printer on your computer.  I recommend PDF Creator (link) because it's free and easy to use.  Then you just print your files like you normally would, but choose the PDF printer instead.  It will give you a pop-up window asking where you want to save the PDF, and what you want to name it.

Ross Kirby
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Arcturis
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Johnnykab1
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How to convert revit drawing file into a pdf format

06-11-2013 12:48 AM in reply to: rosskirby
Thanks for the information.

John.
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oppongpatric
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Re: How to convert revit drawing file into a pdf format

06-12-2013 01:55 AM in reply to: jimmy_flores
Let me point out that you could have printed out using microsoft XPS writer which is default for windows7 and 8 os. Gud luck
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Johnnykab1
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How to convert revit drawing file into a pdf format

06-12-2013 03:47 AM in reply to: oppongpatric
Many thanks for the information.

Cheers,

John.
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