AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT: Bluebeam PDF printer doesn’t appear in the printer list | Revu 2019

Relevant products

AutoCAD®
AutoCAD® LT

Problem

The Bluebeam PDF printer isn’t included in the list of printers when printing from AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT.

Solution

AutoCAD has a setting to hide system printers. Disable this and confirm that the Bluebeam PDF printer is installed.

  1. Confirm whether or not the Bluebeam PDF printer appears in the Windows Printers list.
    1. Click or press Start and type Control Panel.
      In Windows 7 and previous, go to Start > Control Panel.
    2. Click View devices and printers or Printer.
    3. “Bluebeam PDF” should appear in the list of printers.
  2. Reinstall the Bluebeam PDF printer if it doesn’t appear in the Printers list.
    1. In Revu, go to Revu > Administrator.
    2. Click the Printer tab.
    3. Click Reinstall Printer.
  3. Check that AutoCAD is displaying System Printers in its printer list.
    1. Start AutoCAD.
    2. Type Options and press Enter.
    3. Click the Plot and Publish tab. (In some versions of AutoCAD this tab may be called the Plotting tab.)
    4. Clear the Hide system printers check box and click OK.
If are still having problems, see Bluebeam PDF Printer Doesn’t Install in Revu.


Is the Bluebeam PDF Printer not showing up in the AutoCAD printer list? Follow these steps to reinstall it or configure AutoCAD to display system printers.

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