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printing to size A0, A1, A2 paper
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* December 23, 2018, 07:37:24 PM
Turbocad 2018 pro platinum.  Drilling holes in large metal plates.  It would be most convenient if I could print out a full size outline of the plate with holes to be drilled, and adhere it to the blank plate.  Saves time.  So I make the drawing and it prints fine on letter size paper on the office printer (reduced in size).  FedExKinko's will print an A2 sheet for only 90 cents, if only I could get Windows 10 to cooperate.

But if I set the drawing sheet size to A2 (about 16 inches by 23 inches), choose printer sheet size the same, and use "Microsoft print to PDF" a box pops up with this text:  "Cannot print with the current printer setup. Check the printer connection."

Does anyone have suggestions?

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* December 23, 2018, 09:33:23 PM
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I believe that "Microsoft print to PDF" only works with Microsoft products; Word, Excel, etc. When I try it with TurboCAD 2018, it locks up the program. There are free PDF programs available on the 'net that should be able to do the job.

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John R.

V17—V21, 2015—2019
Designer, Deluxe, (Professional, Expert, Basic), Platinum
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* December 25, 2018, 06:51:19 PM
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Thanks, John R.  I've seen the light.  The free version of SODA PDF works very well.  What a relief.  Thanks again.

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