Printing altium files on another computers

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by coco243, May 24, 2011.

  1. coco243

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    Hi, I have a problem. I had made a PCB circuit schematics with Altium Designer, and I don't have a laser printer at home, and I have to go to another computer that it hasn't installed altium designer.

    I know the smart pdf option but this option doesn't scale the schemathics at 1:1.

    How can I save the printed PDF version scaled in that way that can be recognized from an computer without altium instaled?
     
  2. bertus

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  3. Wendy

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    Once you have a PDF file you can print it with Gimp, or use Gimp to covert it to a .gif file (this is what I do).

    PDFCreator will add printer drivers that allow you to print out to a PDF file instead of a printer. It is the same kind of utility as what Bertus recommended.
     
  4. t06afre

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    which altium designer version do you use?
     
  5. coco243

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    Thank you, it solved my problem. The output PDF respects the real dimensions and can be scaled. Very useful and portable.
    And thank you all for your attention.
     
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