Subject: Selecting a printer or plotter
You can specify a printer or plotter to be used when printing any drawing. You can print your drawing on any printer or plotter that is compatible with Windows, including raster printers.
Instead of a physical printer, you can choose to print directly to a file, including .pdf, dwf, .png, and .jpg. Printing to a file is not the same as exporting. If you need to export a drawing to one of the various file formats available, see Exporting drawings.
1 Click the Layout tab or Model tab for which you want to select a printer.
2 Do one of the following to choose Page Setup Manager ():
• On the ribbon, choose the Application button then choose Page Setup Manager, or choose Output > Page Setup Manager (in Print).
• On the menu, choose File > Page Setup Manager.
• On the Format toolbar, click the Page Setup Manager tool.
• Type pagesetup and then press Enter.
3 Select the desired page setup, then click Modify.
4 From the Printer Name list, select a printer or plotter.
5 If desired, click Properties to choose options for the currently selected printer.
6 Click OK.
7 Click OK.
The printer or plotter you select for a page setup is also used when you publish sheet lists. For details, see “Publishing a sheet list to the printer named in page setup” on page 622 in this chapter. For details, see Publishing a sheet list to the printer named in page setup.
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