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Printing a plot

puppet

Moderator
pro-batch only prints to postscript printers or plotters



but can genertate files to do both.



is there a 3rd party program or a way to print these files? on a laser printer? brother5040



regarts

-Puppet
 

puppet

Moderator
Found a program called printfile on the web which can print the plt files pro-batch generates.



but how do i stop it from print the datams ?
 

mmead0ws

New member
The datums are being displayed when Pro/BATCH is running. Turn them off in your config.pro options before running Pro/BATCH and they won't print.
 

puppet

Moderator
Turn them off in your config.pro options before running Pro/BATCH and they won't print.



how do i do this?
 

mmead0ws

New member
Open Pro/ENGINEER and go to tools > options. Look for the following config.pro options and set them to no.



display_planes

display_axes

display_points

display_coord_sys



Save the file as config.pro. Copy this file into the text directory of your Pro/ENGINEER load point (i.e. C:\ptc\proeWildfire\text\config.pro).



This should do it. If you already have a config.pro file in the text directory, try adding these options to that file.
 

puppet

Moderator
umm

that didnt work :(

also how can i force it to print in hidden lines? rather than all solid lines
 

dr_gallup

Moderator
We always set the view display mode of every view in the drawing so that the hardcopy is not dependant on the display mode setting at the time of plotting.
 

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