Print drawing monochrome with one layer printed in colour

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EmmaCookson
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Print drawing monochrome with one layer printed in colour

Post by EmmaCookson » Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:37 am

Hello,

I am trying to figure out how to print a drawing in monochrome and highlight the demolition lines (for example) in blue. I draw doors and walls etc on different layers then save a PDF monochrome to print. Other than saving a drawing sheet and changing all layers to black apart from the one I want to highlight is there a different/better way I should be using the layers?

Hope that makes sense.

Thank you

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Re: Print drawing monochrome with one layer printed in colour

Post by Andrew » Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:01 pm

In the current version the best way to do that would probably be similar to what you mentioned, working with layer/object colours. Depending on the complexity of the drawing, it could be a good idea to create a Project View with some layers turned off and choose that from the Print window.

The next version will have a new feature called "Filters" that temporarily changes the appearance of the drawing based on user-defined criteria. Think of it as an enhancement of the current ability to view the drawing as monochromatic, sepia or wireframe.

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