How to save a print section in PDF format?

  1. Click the “Define and select print sections” button, choose the print section you want to print as a PDF.
  2. Click “Make PDF (Printable Document File) Of Drawings” and choose file format and destination.
  3. Click “Make PDF”.

Detailed guide

On the “Drawing” tab, click the “Define and select print sections” button. (1)

A window now opens on the right side of the screen, with a list of existing print sections.

If you want to know how to create a print section, click here.

Adjust the print section to include all the drawing elements you want to print on the PDF. (2)

Click  the “Make PDF (Printable Document File) Of Drawings” button. (3)

In the window “Edit”, you can select what to include on the PDF. Choose a “Name” for the print section in the first field.

You can also choose filename format. For instanse, you can add “Customer Name”, “Building Name”, “Floor Name(s)”, “Pattern Type” and “Section Name” to the filename. (4)

When you have chosen the filename format, you can click the “Save” button. Then, next time you want to make a PDF of a print section, you do not have to choose a filename format. You can just click on the button with the green arrow (5) and your saved filename format will be added.

You can also choose if you want the PDF to be saved in the customer’s document folder. (6)

It is also possible to choose where to save the PDF in the “Folder” field. Click the “…” button and choose destination. (7)

When you are finish editing the PDF file format and save destination, click on “Make PDF”. (8)

You have now printed your drawing as a PDF file. You can find it in the folder you chose as the save destination under “Global PDF Settings”.