The silly thing is that by default the settings for OLE objects are such that they might not plot. Here’s how: Have an excel spread sheet saved. That’s one of the reasons I avoid using OLE objects. Unfortunately your version of AutoCAD is too old to have the Table > DataLink feature that. The Object Inserted into AutoCAD is an OLE, and I can not get this to PLOT. I do know if you insert the Object as a TIFF or a JPEG it will Plot.
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The first drawing I did 10 days ago by inserting pdf as an OLE did print. You might look at this http: I can now trace around Fields, Sites, using Polylines and if the polyline is closed, I can accurately find the Area of sites.
General they are smaller scale maps so the accurately is Important. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Did I mention I’ve been struggling all day??? We had an issue with OLE objects in our case an excel sheet that would shift itself down when plotting, the workaround we found was to check the plitting upside down” button and everything plotted fine from there.
If you can then send me a pm with your email address, then I will convert the pdf to an image file and email it to you, I would post it on here but I expect the file size would be too high. I cannot find any printer specific settings that would effect the contents of what’s being printed A week ago I did ogject, it plotted fine.
Ibject will have to look some more on that one! It’s holding up completion of project.
Why are Images or OLE Object not Printing from AutoCAD?
I’m going to see if I can duplicate that effort today, and resize the drawing to be close to “d” size. Sign in Already have an account? Could be the memory. I have a pdf, opened in Acrobat, put on clipboard as a graphic.
You are quite nice. Put this graphic on Microsoft Word Doc. I save the Image as a. Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community.
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I have tried everything I can find. It all looks great, print preview looks good, and it prints as an AutoCAD dwg.
Posted September 20, I’ve spent way too much time on this already. Sanderson, thank you, thank you, Thank You! I am going to try to investigate the drivers, but I know nothing about it. I’ve copy and pasted an excel office page into an autocad drawing, as well as ‘inserted’ olle as an OLE It plotitng kind of a strange bug, not completely like yours but give it a shot maybe.
Or will I need to defer to my IT guy who probably won’t have a clue? The filesize of the jpeg is 7 mb. Forum Permissions You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this qutocad You cannot create polls in this forum You cannot vote in polls in this forum. Anything I can try to avoid the IT guy, he tends to treat women me like we are slightly stupid. That’s why I inserted it as an OLE by copying the autocac to clipboard, and then into my drawing.
September 17, at I nt changing nothing in my plot dialog box except which printer I am using and the size paper. Okay, can you check that when you have images jpeg or tiff inserted in Acad that you can print to the plotter just try any old image. That’s one of the reasons I avoid using OLE objects. I’ve never had much pbject with ole objects To add insult to injury, I opened the nnot that plotted for me 10 days ago, and without changing a thing I have the same plot problem with it.
What really has me stumped is I first tried this 10 days ago, and a drawing plotted fine. If you go to your printers and faxes on the start menu, right click the printer in question and select properties, then on the advanced tab select print directly to the printer instead of spoolingsee if this has any effect.
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The Lazy Drafter: Fix for non-plotting OLE Objects
I have checked layers, I am somewhat of a novice, and in my application use the program at a most basic level. The information that you provide in this form will make up your forum profile which can be viewed by other forum members.