The silly thing is that by default the settings for OLE objects are such that they might not plot. Here’s how: Have an excel spread sheet saved. That’s one of the reasons I avoid using OLE objects. Unfortunately your version of AutoCAD is too old to have the Table > DataLink feature that. The Object Inserted into AutoCAD is an OLE, and I can not get this to PLOT. I do know if you insert the Object as a TIFF or a JPEG it will Plot.

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Why would the print preview show the image, why would it work on my inkjet, but then not print on my plotter? I will have to look some more on that one! It’s not a matter of importance any more, just my pride. PasteSpecial I believe – as an enhanced Metafile I have tried everything, linking, not linking, pasting it on a Word. Forum Permissions You ojbect post new topics tto this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot create polls in this forum You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Why are Images or OLE Object not Printing from AutoCAD?

Not at all, I am the dork. Also whats the make and model of the plotter in question.


Is there a filesize limit on OLE objects? Again, I appreciate your time. Sign in Already have an account? Or will I need to defer to my IT guy who probably won’t lle a clue? I deal a lot with Maps for land registry, building sites, planning permission etc.

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I think on past drawings, the scanning method was used, and the image is not clear at all. I misunderstood you, then! Thanks for your help!

Another thing could be the memory on your plotter, we have had in the past where images either wouldn’t print or it printed with missing strips through the image, which we found to be memory issues. Maybe it is not applicable for jpg file? Aaahh one of those self appointed genious types, I know the type.

Why are Images or OLE Object not Printing from AutoCAD?

I’ve obejct way too much time on this already. It all looks great, print preview looks good, and it prints as an AutoCAD dwg. A week ago I did this, it plotted fine. I cannot find any printer specific settings that would effect the contents of what’s being printed This page was generated in 0, seconds. You are commenting using your WordPress. Looking at other threads although not Acad: Tried making image into a block.

What really has me stumped is I first objwct this 10 days ago, and a drawing plotted fine. Posted September 23, I just want to save the file as 1. I am trying to embed a picture but have no succes untill. February 9, at I’ve never had much luck with ole objects Sign up for a new account in our community.


Plots on the desk printer, but not on my CAD plotter. Today, will only plot to my inkjet. I wonder if you can plot it to a “d” size, AutoCAC dwg. I read through the links you provided earlier and found a “wrinkle” that says OLE objects will not respond if you change the orientation in the plot dialog box.

Is there a way to convert other than a photo program?? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here May 18, at 9: June 25, at 6: And what happens if you print directly from Excel? You are commenting using your Facebook account. Are you printing to PDF use Adobe?

If so, from there you should be able to print it properly to any other printer or plotter. March 24, at 9: But when I re-opened the drawing, I can not get it to plot properly again. Hi dear all copay excel file to layout spacethen try to print hope this will woks for printing excel sheet.