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chingdevil

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Cad file printing
« on: May 03, 2008, 04:25:28 PM »

I have some dxf files for the Lighterage Tug Regain which is going to be my next build, anyone know where I can get them printed to A1 size a bit easier to read than A4.

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Brian
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Re: Cad file printing
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2008, 05:20:09 PM »

Brian,

Most print shops can handle PDF files, so if you have the capability of converting them from dxf (which I think is AutoCad) to pdf - or know someone who can - then you should be OK. I'd check with your local plan printer first, though.

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Re: Cad file printing
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2008, 09:11:06 PM »

If you can't convert to PDF try printing at A4 and get the print shop to enlarge to A1.

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Re: Cad file printing
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2008, 09:59:53 AM »

Brian,

I don't think zamzar (http://www.zamzar.com/) do CAD formats, but its always worth asking them. They do lots of other conversions.

Another suggestion - is there a free CAD program that accepts dxf files? If so you can use a PDF converter like CutePDF or PDF995 which are printer drivers - you just print your document to one of these.

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Re: Cad file printing
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2008, 10:39:52 AM »

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