Friday, July 10, 2009

Working with PDF's in AutoCAD 2010

The new EXPORTPDF command exports drawings as PDF files and allows you to set individual page setup overrides on a sheet-by-sheet basis in a dialog box interface. The resulting PDF is opened in Acrobat Reader automatically, (Adobe Reader V7 or newer is required). In Reader you can search for text in a PDF generated with AutoCAD. The Save As PDF dialog box contains the same options as the ExportDWF dialog box.

The ExportPDF Dialog box will look like this:

The right side of the dialog box shows your settings:

Upon clicking on the options button you get this the options below:

Here you can modify some useful setting. As you can see, PDF capabilites are vastly inproved in this release of AutoCAD! Check it out!

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