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Scaling problems with PDF files

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When I export a drawing to a PDF file , go to print or open the PDF file it out it seems to be out of scale roughly by 98% (PDF document/ page size is 24.50" x 18.32" for ARCHC) as well as an additional lightweight border margin outside of the drawing border along the edge of the sheet. Need help.

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This is an issue going way back to the original HP postscript emulators.

And it was a nasty bug indeed. Many drivers still have it ! Depending on the plotter

you will need to tweak the Plotter's page description settings to get the right fit.

It's a hassle but doable...

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When you print from Acrobat make sure that you don't check an option like "Scale to fit paper". This will cause a small reduction in scale and is usually the default in Acrobat or other PDF reading applications.

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