Subject: Using plotter drivers



To print your drawing, the program sends the output to any printer driver in up to 256 colors, but with no width specified. Initially, the printed output will have a uniform fine width that is the finest line that the plotter device can produce.

The driver then passes colored vectors to the printer, which creates color output on color printers and grayscale output on laser printers. (Color output that converts to grayscale on a laser printer usually is unacceptable by CAD users for final printing.)

With print style tables, you can map all colors to black and set all lineweights to a width you choose. You must use a value appropriate to your printing capabilities. With these features, you can meet most non-presentation print needs.

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