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How do I make it so all prints print to the same printer without having to select it each time ?

I have no experience with Progecad myself, I am just the desktop support guy. I have users complaining about having to select a printer each time they print. Setting the default printer in Windows doesn't seem to be enough.
After looking through the help files, I cant figure out if I need to create a printer config file, or do I do it in plotter manager some how ?
Any help would be appreciated !
asked 1 year ago in progeCAD by RayC / Level: Smart End of the Tape Measure (2 points)

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Dear Ray,

in case you want to maintain all of your print settings unaltered, each time you begin a new drawing, in progeCAD you have to:

1. Accessing the print dialog, select the desired printer, and to click the "Properties" button, next to its name. This way, you will be able to activate the desired settings, and save them in the .pc3 format file, assigning a specific name. You'll notice this will directly appear next to the Printer Name, therefore.

2. The .pcs printer settings being active, save your Default drawing in the .dwt format, in the User support folder. To locate it, open the Windows Start > All Programs > progeCAD folder, and open the progeCAD Center; access the Settings area, in the displayed dialog, and select the "User support folder" option. You have to save the dwt document in the Template folder. We suggest you to keep a copy of the .dwt file in another location.

3. From the progeCAD Tools > options dialog, select the created Template as the Default one. To do it, activate the Template line, in the lower part, and Browse to its location.

We look forward to receiving your feedback, and remain at your disposal when needed. Please forward it to the support@progecad.com email address. Thank you.

Best Regards
answered 1 year ago by progeCAD / Level: Engineering Manager (3,668 points)

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