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You can also install the same plotter driver on your machine that your
client has.  Then make a plot file for him to use.  He will be able to
plot it, but won't even be able to see it on screen.  You will need pen
settings from your client though.

Jake Watson, E.I.T.
Salt Lake City, UT

"David P. Evangelista, PE" wrote:
> I am trying to provide a client with "read only" versions of AutoCad data
> files. My local tech support people recommended that I select a DWF
> eplot.pc3 plotter, which essentially gives you a plot that can be viewed on
> a web browser (Internet Explorer). You can also plot the drawing on a
> printer (although the scale does not seem to be exact). However, my client
> has a pen plotter and does not seem to be able to plot the file.
> Does anyone know how to accomplish this, or another way of saving an
> AutoCAD file in a "read only" format.
> dpe
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