> We have a Win NT environment (server and workstations), AutoCAD 13 on all
> machines, a plotter DesignJet 650C with a network board (its own TCP/IP). We
> cannot figure out how to plot from AutoCAD to it. Before we had a terminal
> server and we printed via LAT (into an OpenVMS environment), by defining a
> certain port (like lpt2: \\server\queue_name). Now, after switching to NT
> server and TCP/IP everywhere, how do we do it? Anybody has any idea, or, even
> better, a brief description on how to set-up the machines? We tried the system
> printer on the NT workstations for the AutoCAD configuration, but we couldn't
> find a way to tell the system (Win NT, that is) about the plotter.
found is to do a NET USE at the NT command line: NET USE LPT2: \\server\queue_name. Then set up AutoCAD to
plot to a file. The file should be named as follows: LPTx.DOS where "x" is the port #. After that, you should
have no problems. You also shouldn't need print manager. Of course, I NEVER use print manager so I'm kinda
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