can produce hard copy output of your drawings using many different types
of plotters and printers. You can send output to files using a variety
- Supported Plotters
HDI (Heidi® Device
Interface) drivers are used to communicate with hard copy devices.
These drivers fall into three categories: file format drivers, HDI nonsystem
drivers, and HDI system printer drivers.
- Set Up Plotters and Printers
Each plotter configuration
contains information such as the device driver and model, the output
port to which the device is connected, and various device-specific
- Use the Plotter Configuration
After you create a configured
plotter (PC3) file using the Add-a-Plotter wizard, you can edit
the file using the Plotter Configuration Editor.
- Modify General PC3 File
The General tab of the
Plotter Configuration Editor contains basic information about the
PC3 file. You can add or modify the information in the Description
- Control PC3 File Device
and Document Settings
In the Plotter Configuration
Editor, on the Device and Document Settings tab, you can change
many of the settings in the configured plot (PC3) file.
- Resolve Conflicts with the
Windows Print Manager
You need to use the
appropriate driver for a locally connected plotter.
- Port Settings
Ports tab in the Plotter Configuration Editor contains information
about the plotter's port configuration.