AutoCAD 2010 Export PDF with Hatching - Help?! :/

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by LERsince1991, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. LERsince1991 macrumors 65816

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    Hi,

    I was wondering if anyone can help me figure out why my AutoCAD drawings arent exporting the way I want them to.

    Ideally I'd like to end up with a Vector quality (or high quality) pdf document on A1 paper with a 1:20 scale drawing on, with hatches and then ends of the lines to be flat not rounded.

    What I seem to be getting no matter what I try and do is a PDF document at the right scale but issues with the quality.

    - The ends of the lines seem to be rounded

    - Some of the lines dont seem to meet up properly even though I am 100% sure everything is good in the drawing before exporting. - Workaround/ thinner line weights

    - Only some of the hatching seems to export... I'm just using simple colour fills. - Answer/ The black didnt export, I changed the colour to 1,1,1 RGB

    - The hatching is low quality and is clearly compressed instead of being a solid colour.


    The annoying thing is we have to use AutoCAD for this and even though I have a perfect 3D model where I can get the exports in seconds, I'm not allowed (But I have for the orthographic exploded view ;) ). Sketchup exports to scale, to PDF with vector quality in every way...

    Also I need help asap... the tutor I asked basically sent me 3 emails in reply saying go away. -_- we haven't even had lessons on autocad!

    Cheers.
    I really appreciate any help you can offer to any of the issues I have!

    Luke

    ps ive uploaded a screenshot and a pdf export
     

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  2. LERsince1991 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    I was proper stressed yesterday trying to get the damn thing to export properly.

    It seems the lines are alright now, I used a thin line weight.
    But some of the hatching just doesnt seem to work and the quality is poor, I havent a clue why its not exporting.
     
  3. MisterMe macrumors G4

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    Do you always come to Mac forums for help with your Windows applications?
     
  4. LERsince1991 thread starter macrumors 65816

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    ... I'm on bootcamp... I just naturally come to this forum and I know people here use the program so why not?

    UPDATE:
    I've just realised its just the black hatching that isnt exporting...
    Any ideas why?!
     

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