Accessing the doPDF Printing Preferences

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Softland
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Postby Softland » Wed May 28, 2008 5:04 pm

You can access the Printing Preferences window and change the various settings available (page size, page orientation, graphic resolution, language).


To access the doPDF Printing Preferences window in Windows Vista:



  1. Go to Start and click on Printers (if you have the Classic menu go to Start->Settings->Printers)

  2. In the Printers window, right-click doPDF and select Printing Preferences

  3. doPDF Printing Preferences window will be displayed, press Ok to save changes done to it


To access the doPDF Printing Preferences window in Windows XP and Windows 2003

Server:



  1. Go to Start and click on Printers and Faxes (if you have the Classic menu go to Start->Settings->Printers and Faxes)

  2. In the Printers and Faxes window, right-click doPDF and select Printing Preferences

  3. doPDF Printing Preferences window will be displayed, press Ok to save changes done to it


To access the doPDF Printing Preferences window in Windows 2000:



  1. Go to Start and click on Printers

  2. In the Printers window, right-click doPDF and select Printing Preferences

  3. doPDF Printing Preferences window will be displayed, press Ok to save changes done to it



ogdaypdf
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Postby ogdaypdf » Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:34 pm

I want to print 17"x 22" c size drawings from a file. I can set up the page in printing preferences using customize but after hitting ok, dopdf resets to letter.



Softland
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Postby Softland » Wed Dec 03, 2008 6:48 pm

The page settings vary depending on which application you print from. For instance, if you're printing from notepad, if you change the setting properties for dopdf through the notepad interface to 17x22, then everytime you'll print from that instance of notepad it will remember this size; however, if you close and re-open notepad it will rever to the predefined. Same when printing from word, if you set it once and then (without restarting word) print to it, the custom size will be remembered, otherwise reverted to the default one.


The best way to handle this is to set the page size directly in the application you print from, as dopdf will first use that page size and after that try to overwrite it (if you chose so).




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