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thanks Barry.

Barry H. Welliver wrote:

> You might try modifying the drawing to a final form and outputting as an
> Adobe Acrobat PDF file. The reader is free and will plot to any printer.
> Formatting, line weights, text styles, everything is left as original and
> I believe the file is not editable.
> Also take a look at Mark Middlebrooks article at
> for additional information.
> Barry H. Welliver
> Draper, Utah
> "Dunn Associates, Inc." wrote:
> > As professional engineers we are often requested by our clients/owners
> > to furnish electronic files of our projects.  I can give countless
> > reasons why i feel this is a bad idea, but will spare you the details.
> > However I would like to explore any new ideas on how we can protect
> > ourselves from these drawings being able to be
> > changed/adjusted/manipulated, either by accident or on purpose.
> >
> > We have not had success with providing either (.plt files or .dwf
> > files)  it seems that they either can't open them or do not have the
> > same plotter etc.
> >
> > what shall we do?
> >