The AutoCAD page setup defaults to a letter-sized sheet after a PDF is created

Applies to:

  • Revu 20
  • Revu 2019
  • Revu 2018

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Relevant Products

Bluebeam® Revu® CAD 2019
Bluebeam Revu eXtreme 2019


Problem

When the Bluebeam AutoCAD® plugin creates a PDF, the page dimensions are changed to Letter.

Solution

From AutoCAD’s point of view, the process of using the Bluebeam plugin is exactly the same as a user opening Page Setup and changing it manually. To revert back to the original page dimensions: After creating the PDF in AutoCAD, go to Edit > Undo Page Setup. The page setup should return to its original dimensions.

Other versions of this article

Revu 2017 and older

Summary

The page setup is changed to “letter” after a PDF is created in AutoCAD.

Relevant Products

Bluebeam Revu CAD and eXtreme


Problem

Once a PDF is created using the Bluebeam plugin for AutoCAD, the page setup of defaults to “letter.”

Why Does this Happen?

This generally occurs when the selected printer doesn’t have a page size that matches the page setup information stored in the DWG file.

The page setup information mentioned above also includes the printer selection.

Solution

After creating the PDF, go to the Edit menu and check the state of the Undo command. If it reads Undo Page Setup, click this command and the page setup should return to what it was before the PDF was created.

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