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By ashok_hj
#35270
Hello
Iam working in archiacd 9.0,even in earlier version of archicad 8.0 and 8.1 ,they have disabled to save the layout file in autocad format,I have to work in archicad and get plotted outside since i dont have big plotters,i love plotmaker for its simplcity,but iam very disappointed that with latest version iam not able to save layout file as dwg,i have worked in version 7.0 ,there i belive this option was enabled,please let me know how to save archicad plotmaker file to dwg,give me a solution for this
regard
akhj
#35276
Definitely not needed as we have the ability to publish individual sheets or the entire layout book as DWG files. Go to File/publish as set up a publisher set and translator. You will find this is much easier that manually saving each sheet.
#35307
Not necessarily the whole layout book, but at least a whole subset could be one DWG, with mulitple layout tabs, and the contents XREF-ed in.

We've been getting a lot of files from consultants like that. It can be a lot simpler to deal with, and seems to be increasingly more common practice among AutoCAD users.

I would think this could have the Plotting functionality of Single, Selected, or All Layouts.
#35433
TomWaltz wrote:Not necessarily the whole layout book, but at least a whole subset could be one DWG, with mulitple layout tabs, and the contents XREF-ed in.
This is in fact the practice my team started using after I showed them PlotMaker and since they have been working on my preliminaries I publish to them.
TomWaltz wrote:I would think this could have the Plotting functionality of Single, Selected, or All Layouts.
... forgot the Subset ...