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New PDFMaker AutoCAD options with Acrobat 9

By Jonathan Bowman – May 7, 2009


Acrobat 9 offers some notable enhancements for AutoCAD users. In this video, Jonathan Bowman, Adobe business development manager, AEC/EPC, shows you how to use the new PDFMaker options in AutoCAD to preserve both the layouts and the layers when converting a .dwg to PDF. Your layers have never looked so good!

Products covered:

Acrobat 9

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Create PDFs

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Lori Kassuba

2, 2013-07-25 25, 2013

Hi Lena,

I’m trying to track down someone who uses AutoCad extensively to answer this one for you. When we get an answer, we’ll post it in your question here:



11, 2013-07-15 15, 2013

We recently realized that we’re unable to merge lines when creating a PDF from a DWG using Acrobat X Standard or Pro & AutoCad 2009 unless we use a 3rd party program.  Is this true?  Another blog post on your site said that it could be done with Acrobat, but I haven’t yet found that to be the case.

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