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by simon
Wed Mar 12, 2014 3:34 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: PDF Printing Problems
Replies: 9
Views: 11796

Re: PDF Printing Problems

Macitect, Maybe have to consider this just think when your doing small to medium extensions etc you can get all the info you need on an a1 sheet. In response to Giovanni whilst this is good news it's a shame the currentedition has this problem. I paid for this package and I don't think it's to much ...
by simon
Tue Mar 11, 2014 3:55 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: PDF Printing Problems
Replies: 9
Views: 11796

Re: PDF Printing Problems

just to add see what you mean about printing from preview. just done it on my small home printer and there in a different league. That makes it even more frustrating when you see the difference in quality.
by simon
Tue Mar 11, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: PDF Printing Problems
Replies: 9
Views: 11796

Re: PDF Printing Problems

the guy in the print shop used the "print what you see on screen" option which I figure is the same as what mathew has just mentioned in his post, but there was a loss in quality. I suppose I'll just have to either spend a fortune on my own printer (never going to happen) or just continue with sligh...
by simon
Mon Mar 10, 2014 7:14 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: PDF Printing Problems
Replies: 9
Views: 11796

Re: PDF Printing Problems

just to add i went back to the print shop with the instructions contained within giovannis "pdf revisited" post, made no difference, the tech guys in the print shop were pretty baffled by why it was scrambling the drawing as well. They seemed to suggest that it may be a mac pc compatibility issue as...
by simon
Mon Mar 10, 2014 11:43 am
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: PDF Printing Problems
Replies: 9
Views: 11796

PDF Printing Problems

Just been to the print shop to run a few A1 drawings off. Already had problems with losing things when converting to pdfs in the past but thought I had overcome this by converting pdfs via the print preview screen as my previous post.The PDFs on screen are now fine however the print was missing text...
by simon
Tue Feb 11, 2014 7:20 am
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: exporting to pdfs
Replies: 8
Views: 10378

Re: exporting to pdfs

Matthew it worked thanks so much if your ever in the uk and for some bizarre reason your in derby I will buy you a pint
by simon
Mon Feb 10, 2014 7:45 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: exporting to pdfs
Replies: 8
Views: 10378

Re: exporting to pdfs

just gone to page set up and customized my paper size to the A1 size went to print then save as pdf. The result, a blank page saved as a pdf! There has got to be a better way than this, Is there anyone else out there that prints remotely on sizes such as a1 and a0 and if so what format do you save o...
by simon
Mon Feb 10, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: exporting to pdfs
Replies: 8
Views: 10378

Re: exporting to pdfs

just gone to print to pdf and the line is ok as is the text, problem is i do my printing at a local printers (mainly a1 size) as my home printer is just a standard a4 the save via pdf saves then on to loads of a4 size sheets. Any idea how i save the file to a1 so i can take them to my print shop wit...
by simon
Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:52 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: exporting to pdfs
Replies: 8
Views: 10378

Re: exporting to pdfs

I just noticed that some of my title text has lost the underline as well. Reassuring to know it's not just me
by simon
Sun Feb 09, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: exporting to pdfs
Replies: 8
Views: 10378

exporting to pdfs

when exporting a drawing to a pdf line type 41 just appears as a straight line. Anyone else have this sort of problem when exporting to pdfs.
by simon
Sun Aug 21, 2011 6:21 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: HighDesign 1.8.6 beta 1 Now Available
Replies: 6
Views: 8735

Re: HighDesign 1.8.6 beta 1 Now Available

I downloaded this programme a few days ago gone to one of my old programmes and all the icons to the left hand side showing lines walls circles etc have been replaced with dotted lines. What has happened please somebody help i just need my old hi design format back its also appears to have affected ...
by simon
Thu Mar 03, 2011 2:09 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: CAD programme comparisons
Replies: 8
Views: 10117

Re: CAD programme comparisons

i ve pm d you but don t know whether its worked as its not shown in my sent messages let me know of you don t get it.

Cheers
by simon
Thu Mar 03, 2011 7:31 am
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: hatches help
Replies: 2
Views: 4717

Re: hatches help

i did nt know about the move to back option thanks very much derek, that certainly helps, your right overlapping symbols etc onto hatches would be really helpful I thought I was doing something wrong but I seem to produce elevations much the same way as you suggested. Again thanks for taking time ou...
by simon
Wed Mar 02, 2011 8:14 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: hatches help
Replies: 2
Views: 4717

hatches help

when I m doing an elevation i seem to have to do the hatching in a specifc order i.e 1.draw walls 2. apply hatch 3. draw windows and doors as regular polygons so they layer over the top of the hatch if i don t do it this way then the hatch appears all over the window and doors , also if i delete the...
by simon
Mon Feb 28, 2011 8:59 pm
Forum: HighDesign User Forum
Topic: CAD programme comparisons
Replies: 8
Views: 10117

Re: CAD programme comparisons

thanks axsys again very helpful and informative, notice your from the uk, how are you finding business at the mo, i m from the midlands and the building industry round here is really dire, I'm considering starting up as a small design service but holding out in my full time job for now as I think it...