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Print Organizer PDFDriver.OpenPdfFile exception (PDDocOpen) error when creating a single multiple page PDF file.
Printing - Wiki
How do I change the date format used in Text Substitution to reflect MM/dd/yy?
Printing - MicroStation
An internal printing error occurred - SystemPrinter.GetCurrentFormGeometry
Cannot create Print Definition when adding files to Print Organizer
Design Script - Printing - MicroStation
Dialog - Printing - MicroStation
Driver/PDF - Printing - MicroStation
Driver/SYSPRT - Printing - MicroStation
How to avoid the change of "Date Modified" in Windows Explorer, when printing a MicroStation drawing
How to create a Named Expression that will give you the name of the pen table and the name of the design file being printed?
Inserting the value of a variable into the pdf filename using Named Expression
Is it possible to start a VBA script from the Program TAB of the Printer Driver Configuration Dialog?
"Date modified" should not be affecting after printing
"invalid expression" when using "Named Expression" for Text Substitution
3d PDF Animation
3D pdf file looks mirrored or reversed
3D pdf won’t rotate in Adobe Acrobat
A rasterized print to an Autodesk DWF Writer for 2D Virtual Printer when using printer.pltcfg is creating a DWF with scrambled or various colors. The output should be monochrome.
Access denied when trying to copy plot files to a printer.
Additional elements are visible in the print preview which are not part of a reference clip area. The elements are not visible in the hardcopy or pdf file, as it should be.
An exception occurred populating the printer driver configuration ECInstance
Animation works in MicroStation but does not work in pdf generated with pdf.plt plot driver.
Are there different print drivers to handle the printing of transparent objects in MicroStation v8i? I am using an older printer.plt driver and the transparent objects plot as solid
AsDisplayed vs. AsCreated
Bentley PostScript 11x17 prints to "Pro C720-C720S Fiery" always plot on 8.5x11
Blank Page when I print from MicroStation
Can a Design Script be used to assign a Color Book color to an element?
Can the background image be a part of the printout?
Can wildcards be used when naming the cell that will be the plot boundary when using Print Organizer?
Can you apply two Default print styles and if so how are they applied?
Can you change a color Raster which is referenced to a .dgn file to black and white?
Can you create pdf's with touch up text
Can you define the fence shape from bylevel options in Print Organizer.
Can you modify the pre-defined named expressions in Print Organizer?)
Can you print a booklet of drawings in duplex?
Cannot export CTB file from dialog "Modify Pen Table", option in pull-down "File" of the dialog is disabled.
Cannot open the Print Dialog. When I try to open the print dialog from my MicroStation "Pull-Down" menus or a key-in the program freezes.
Cannot use print styles that were just created.
Cells containing mesh elements were not being prioritized correctly via a Microstation pen table.
change print color value based on override color number
Circles displayed in newly created 3d pdfs (using pdf.plt or pdf.pltcfg) are not smooth and round; however, they display correctly on the screen.
Circles in a section view are shown with visible strokes on plot.
Color plot has missing data
Created TIFF files using TIFF.PLTCFG contain horizontal black lines
Curves are not smooth in 3D PDF. The lines making up the curves are very visible in the PDF file.
Customer is using pantone colors in their model. He has created two PDF files from MicroStation 08.09.03.48. One using "Plot to 3D" and the other without (2d). The resulting colors are not the same between the two.
Define print styles will not display
Did you know that the MicroStation print preview can be opened without the Print dialog box displaying?
Disable auto attach of CTB file
Display active files last saved date and time in print border.
Does MicroStation V8i automatically attach Autocad .ctb, .stb plot style files?
Edit plot driver option grayed out.
Element as Printing Border
Elements are printed with the wrong priority
Elements missing from U3D PDF and colors aren't correct in some areas.
Error message when opening Print dialog box - MDLSYSTEM_LOADMDLPROGRAM FAILED
Error message when printing from MicroStation J and Image Viewer
Error message when trying to use modified printer.plt
Errors when I try to edit my Printer Driver Configuration (.pltcfg)
Explanation of the Quality Factor setting under Settings - Raster Options in the Print dialog.
Expression names list in Print Organizer
Find/Replace Paths in MicroStation Print Organizer Print Sets
Fit master in Area tab is missing
Get blank 3D PDF when using Bentley PDF.pltcfg plot driver file
Getting a 3D PDF with a grey layer on top using IPLOT -> File ->Export PDF , although master and reference files are 2D file.
Getting a linked excel spreadsheet to print correctly.
Getting an error when attempting to select a modified printer.pltcfg plot driver file (delivered with MicroStation 220.127.116.11) from a network share.
Getting error plotting to the Adobe PDF printer using printer.pltcfg.
Getting the following error when attempting to add design files to Print Organizer: Exception encountered inside [WorkerMicroStationProxy.LoadDesignfile]
Getting the following error when setting the "File Name" under the "Default Print File Name" in the hpgl2.pltcfg file to the ip address to the plotter.
Getting white space when printing to a HP DesignJet T7100 using the printer.pltcfg plot configuration file.
Grayscale RGB values
How are levels (layers) included in a PDF created with MicroStation printing?
How can I allow paper size editing in the Print Dialog Box?
How can I change the color of Raster Manager attachments at print time?
How can I configure the MicroStation Printer Driver printer.pltcfg to print to a specific roll on an HP Designjet?
How can I create JPEG and Tiff raster offline files?
How can I specify an Windows System Font for Print Border Comments in the *.pltcfg File
How can Print Organizer's default print definition name expression and the output file name expression be defined by the User?
How can the Project name (pcf) be printed using Pen Table Text Substitution?
How can you change the display of the page size units in Adobe Reader?
How can you enter a user-defined rotation in the Print Dialog box? )
How can you force line weights OFF/ON each time you plot no matter how the view attributes are set?
How can you force the print scale to be updated when changing paper sizes without having to choose the maximize option?
How do changes in Level Display Manager appear in a print set?
How do disable Edit Printer Driver dialog
How do I add the file revison number to the output file name?
How do I control the "Rasterized / Non-Rasterized" toggle button in the print dialog?
How do I control the setting under Settings->Raster Options-> "Honor transparency in raster references" within the Print Dialog?
How do I convert Pen Maps in .pltcfg to a .CTB file?
How do I convert the .PDF file back to the DGN format?
How do I get MicroStation plot files (pdfs) to be created in the same directory where the design file is located?
How Do I plot to paper and to an output file simultaneously?
How do I print a design file to the windows default printer without user interaction from Windows file explorer. Example: right click on any design file and select print.
How do I turn on/view the Geo Referencing ability in the PDF file created by MicroStation Print?
How do you convert a .plt (text) plot driver configuration file to a .pltcfg (XML) file?
How do you convert saved views in a DGN file to bookmarks in a PDF file using MicroStation printing?
How do you interact with levels in a pdf
How do you print a Rendered Dynamic View in Grayscale or Monochrome?
How do you save configuration files (.ini) files as a print set files (.pset) which can be used in MicroStation V8i printing?
How do you set a default scale value in the plot driver file (*.plt or *.pltcfg)?
How do you use wildcards in a MicroStation pen table to specify several reference file logical names?)
How is rotation determined for a 3d pdf
How is rotation determined for a 3d pdf?
How to access a certain path (directory) and/or choose a certain plot driver configuration file when selecting a print driver in MicroStation V8i from the Print Menu.
How to add text to pdf filename
How to Auto Maximize when changing paper sizes.
How to change path of DGN files in a PSET.
How to configure the Color Maps?
How to decrease the pdf file size?
How to delete the Most Recent Used (MRU) PSET history from Print Organizer
How to display a Raster file below the level layer in the PDF file?
How to force all created MicroStation plot files to route to a certain directory?
How to get a black and white Plot using MicroStation J printer.plt
How to get date and time stamp to plot using a single MicroStation pen table text substitution variable?
How to get printer information from a command line
How to manually attach an Autocad .ctb or .stb plot style file in MicroStation
How to move the text on your print border?
How to open a design file in Print Organizer in a Read\Write mode in the background
How to open a existing Print set file (*.pset) from the MicroStation Key-in instead of using Print Organizer -> File -> Open
How to prevent the Color Mode set in the print menu from being applied to raster images.
How to print 11x17 paper sizes using pscript.pltcfg.
How to print a PDF file with levels and files content.
How to print cells in a Microstation cell library...
How to print from Windows 7 (64 bit) using a Windows driver to an "old" HP DesignJet 600?
How to print Projectname on a plot via text substitution
How to read the Display tab settings in a Print Style
How to remove the "Edit Printer Driver" and the "Reload Printer Driver" entries from the Print Menu under the File command in MicroStation.
How to save a newly created PDF file to a local directory instead of to a Projectwise data source location
How to save plot ready files to same directory as design file?
How to set "Fit View" or "Fit Master" in...
How to set a default paper size in the plot driver file *.pltcfg and maximize the size regardless of the size of the sheet model being selected
How to set the default printer using a MicroStation Configuration variable?
How to start Print Dialog with Units=MM
How to switch Off the Fill attribute in the print dialog box
How to transfer the print styles from a design file to a DGN Library file.
How to use a pen table for printing with resymbolization
How to use multiple expressions in the Pen Table "Level regular expression" field? Example: To test off all level names beginning with F and G.
How to use text substitution in a MicroStation pen table to produce only the filename with no extension.
How to use wildcards in pen table -
How to: Add Automatic File Path to Print Border
How to: Add Automatic File Path to Drawing Header
How would you use a text substitution variable to produce the date format "19 January 2009" on the plot instead of the default of "01/19/09"?
HPGL2 output files, no extension
I cancel the ProjectWise Save Print As dialog it does not take me to the desktop.
I have a .pset file open, and I have one of the design files open in MicroStation and I add data to this file. If I do a preview in Print Organizer, I do not see the new geometry. If I do an "Update from design file", I still do not see the geome
I have a PDF file with a 3D object and when I display the file in Acrobat Reader 7.0 the "Model Tree" is not being displayed
I plot files with color raster attachmen... (Solution 500000065113)
I would like for MicroStation to immediately send the plot directly to my plotter and keep the plot ready file when using the HPGL2.PLTCFG
I'm using a Postscript printer driver and I want to know how I can reassure myself that the colors being sent to the plotter are what they should be?
I'm using MicroStation V8i and when I print from Print Organizer my custom line styles and Custom fonts are not plotting correctly.
If any sort of pen table is attached via printer driver file (.plt or .pltcfg) the preview takes longer than 6 seconds to appear or it may time out (default 10 seconds).
If creating a U3D PDF file from a dgn file containing shadows the shadows will preview but will not show in the U3D PDF file in Adobe Acrobat.
If you have Print Styles in individual design files and multiple .dgnlibs, how are they prioritized?
In MicroStation V8i, how do I incorporate the date into the name of the output file from a Bentley Driver?
In Microstation XM and MicroStation V8i, the default behavior when you open the print dialog with a sheet model open is for the area to be set to Sheet. Is there a variable or Preference and/or variable to change this behaviour to saved view or use fence?
In MicroStation XM version and later there is no emf.plt or emf.pltcfg available to create an EMF file using print/plot functionality
In Print Organizer when I use a "Named Expression" in my pen table in the Text Substitution Replacement field, I get the following plotted on the output: invalid expression
In Print Organizer while creating Print Styles, I am able to set more than one print style as the "Default". Is this correct?
In Print Organizer, when changing the printer at print time, the Paper size gets reset.
In the Print - Raster Options, how do you set "Print monochrome raster as-is" to always be turned on?
In the Print Dialog, the option Color is grayed out
In the ProjectWise environment, if the design file saved in the pset does not exist in the saved location, where does Print Organizer look for the design file?
Included white raster elements (type 87/88) are not printed
Incorrect plot driver editor
Incorrect scale when plotting to a HP 5550 LaserJet
Increase the maximum number of automatic area results
Interacting with a 3d PDF in Adobe
Invalid command via File->print
Is it possible to identify a AutoCAD pen table (*.ctb files) from the configuration in MicroStation printing without the need to convert them to *.tbl files?
Is it possible to print a rendered view in Monochrome? Why is the color option grayed out on the print dialog?
Is it possible to switch off the fold option in the driver when using the hpglrtl Bentley driver to plot to an oce tcs 500?
Is it possible, in MicroStation, to create a print output longer than an A0, so called an Extended A0. Some print sizes need to be from 5 up to 10 meter.
Is the Print Organizer part of MicroStation PowerDraft V8i?
Is there a configuration variables to override the software's default print definition name expression?
Is there a PDF size limit of 200 X 200 inches when using Microstation v8i printing ?
Is there a way to change the color option from B/W to color within MicroStation (*.pltcfg, print style)?
Is there a way to format the plot scale other than the two standard formats that come with the pen table editor? We want 1"=50' format instead of 50.000'/in. 1:50
Is there an InterPlot Design Script Assignment Keyword that corresponds the MicroStation Pen Table (or Autocad CTB) “Screening” setting?
It appears in XM and V8i, when printing a dgn, we are changing the date/time of the file. This was not the case in v8 2004. Is there a reason why we do this now?
Line corners plotted to a .PDF file are not squared. The current setting is for linejoin=0(mitered). However, line corners meeting at an angle do not come out nicely mitered. Instead, each line is squared off individually.
Line styles are plotting solid using printer.plcfg to the KIP 7700.
Line styles do not display correct in the Print Preview
Line weights not plotting correctly...
Line width, defined in a MicroStation V8i Pen Table, are not displayed in the print dialog and also not printed correctly on a HP Design Jet T770 printer using the Bentley printer.pltcfg driver. Line width defined in a Design Script are previewed and print
Lines weights are incorrect
Long paper format to Oce TDS 700
MicroStation and May eDocPrintPro printer driver using Custom Paper forms
MicroStation Printer Driver Information
Missing directory \ via Pen Table text sub
Modify values in an existing Print Definition
Monochrome printing performance
MS-User cannot find under "Print Dialog ... (Solution 500000098701)
Multi printers in Print Organizer
Need to control levels for plotting. User wants to turn off certain levels on the plot and also control the display of these levels in the design file.
Open print dialog with predefined settings via function keys
Open the Print dialog and see the pen table attached as expected. Detach the pen table. Leave the Print dialog open and change files. The pen table gets reattached. In MicroStation v8 XM, if you do the same thing, the pen table remains detached.
PDF background color same as DGN file
PDF file is distorted when printed to certain printer devices.
PDF file is not displaying OLE attachments (Excel spreadsheets) if the size is larger than 11x17
PDF incrementing extension in ProjectWise
PDF raster is not appearing in PDF. User has two PDF files attached with Raster Manager. If he detaches his pen table the PDF files show up in the PDF file he creates.
PDF Text search on special characters
PDF weight issue with two attached elements
Pen Table Text Substitution scale format
Plot option missing in Level Manager
Plots to our HP Designjet T7100 come out with an overstrike
Plotting To A Printer With Non-Sysprinter Plotter Driver Files
Plotting to HP Designjet 500 colors Red and Green plot Yellow
Plotting White Element
Point Cloud force rasterized setting in print dialog box
Preprocessing Geometry and Processing Visible Edges message
Print dialog keyin to set raster quality factor
Print directly to Printing device using Bentley Printer driver
Print job does not come out clear