Subject: Printing a drawing

The Print dialog box has print settings described in the previous sections for page set­ups.

You cannot print a rendered image directly to a printer.  
To print a rendered image, you must first save the drawing to a different format and then print it from another graphics program.

To print a drawing

   1   If necessary, click the desired Layout tab or the Model tab.

   2   Do one of the following to choose Print ():

   On the ribbon, choose the Application button then choose Print, or choose Output > Print (in Print).

   On the menu, choose File > Print.

   On the Standard toolbar, click the Print tool.

   Type print and then press Enter.

   3   In Page Setup Name, select the page setup to apply for printing. The print options in the Print dialog box change to reflect the settings of the selected page setup.

   4   Make any necessary adjustments, including for the following options that are available only at print time (not when setting up a page setup):

   Print to file — Select to print to a file instead of a printer.

   Number of copies — Enter the number of copies to print.

   Print transparency —  Select to print entities with their assigned transparency. Note that turning on this option can slow printing. Also note that the PLOTTRANSPARENCYOVERRIDE system variable can override trans­parency print settings for all layout viewports at once.

   Print in background — Print in the background of other tasks being performed by the computer.

   Print stamp on — Select to print with a header and footer. When enabled, you can click [...] to modify the text of the print stamp.

   Save changes to layout — Select to save the print settings for the model or layout.

   5   Click Print.

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