Subject: Setting default print styles

Default print style settings affect only specific drawings: new drawings created with­out a template and older drawings when opened (older drawings that were created before print styles were available, for example, before AutoCAD 2000). Drawings that are currently opened are not affected.

For more details about print styles and print style tables, see Using print styles.

To set default print style settings for new drawings

   1   Do one of the following to choose Options ():

   On the ribbon, choose the Application button then choose Options, or choose Tools > Options (in Manage).

   On the menu, choose Tools > Options then click the Printing tab or choose
File > Printer Options.

   Type options, press Enter, then click the Printing tab.

   2   Click Print Style Settings.

   3   Select to use color-dependent or named print style tables for new drawings created without a template. Select a default print style table to use with new drawings.

   4   For named print style tables, select both the print style to assign to layer zero and to new entities. For color-dependent tables, the print style is BYCOLOR and is not selectable.

   5   Click OK.

   6   When you have finished, click OK.

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