To prepare a map for publishing to DWF
- Display and set up the layout you plan
to use for your publishing job.
A layout is an AutoCAD paper space environment
where you can specify the size of your sheet, add a title block,
display multiple views, and create dimensions and notes for your
map. For more information about creating or editing a layout, see Create Multiple-View Drawing Layouts (Paper
Space) in the AutoCAD Help.
any attributes to include with the published
- Save the map.
- Click Publish.
not choose an option from the Publish submenu.
Click the word Publish in the application
- In the Publish dialog
box, do any of the following:
- For each item in the Sheets
to Publish list, click in the Page Setup/3D DWF field
and choose or import a layout from the drop-down list. Make sure
the Status column shows no errors.
To exclude a sheet from the publish operation, right-click it and
NoteBy default, the model
space view and the two default layout views are included in the
list. You can change the settings for the sheets that are automatically
included by clearing the check boxes under Include
When Adding Sheets. You can also save the current sheet
list and reload it for future publishing jobs.
- To specify publishing options, click Publish
To specify the attributes
or object data to publish with this map, scroll down to Map
Options and click in the field. To use your DWF Publishing settings,
this field must be set to “Include.” To view
or change the settings,
click the button labeled “...” Make sure that the Publish
Map Information box in the DWF Publishing Options dialog box
is checked. Otherwise, the coordinate system is not included in
the publish operation.
To publish each display layer in your map to
a separate layer in the DWF, click in the Layer Information field
under DWF Data Options and change it
to Include. Design Review can
display each resulting layer independently. Each DWF layer has the
same name as its Display Manager layer, but
if multiple layers share the same name, the DWF layer will have
_1 appended to the first duplicate name, _2 to the second, and so
- Click the DWF file option
under Publish To.
- Change any other publishing options as
desired. For information about these options, click Help.
the map to DWF.