PLOT (Command)


Plots a drawing to a plotter, printer, or file.

Access Methods


 Ribbon:  Output tab Plot panel Plot Not available on the ribbon in the current workspace
 Menu: Application menu Print Plot
 Menu:  File Plot Not available in menus in the current workspace
 Toolbar: Standard
 Shortcut menu: Right-click the Model tab or a layout tab and click Plot


The Plot dialog box is displayed. Click OK to begin plotting with the current settings.

NoteWhen Texture Compression is turned on, there is a reduction in the quality of the images in the drawing when they are plotted. Texture Compression does not affect viewports that are rendered. To identify if Texture Compression is enabled, enter 3DCONFIG, and click Manual Tune. Look at the Hardware Effects List in the Manual Performance Tuning dialog box. (Not applicable to AutoCAD LT)