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Printing to file



I have just changed from AutoCAD to VW11 Landmark and have to say I am very impressed! I have one question that someone might be able to answer.

I plot a lot of drawings to file. I see that you can do this in VW11. However, the file comes out as a .dat file and I have to change the extension to a .plt file for it to work. I send my drawings to printing companies around the world depending on what project I am working on. Is this a bug in the system that creates a .dat file instead of a .plt file?

Also, when it creates the file it places it in a file where I do not really want it. In AutoCAD I could tell the program where I wanted the file to be stored...is this possible?

That was two questions...sorry..

Brian Phillips

Golf Course Architect

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Actually, it's an inconsistency in the software, and not your fault. Everywhere else, VectorWorks uses the Windows method of specifying path and extension, using Windows Explorer and a drop-down list of extensions. In this one case they reverted to the DOS method. That's especially odd since there never was a DOS version of VectorWorks.

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