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PDF File Creation

The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware or operating systems. This page will explain the process of creating a PDF file from MicroStation.

To create a PDF from MicroStation:

  1. From the MicroStation File menu, issue the Print command.
  2. Select the NHDOT_PDF_bw.pltcfg plot driver for black and white or NHDOT_PDF_C.pltcfg plot driver to create a color file.
  3. Set Paper Sizes and plot Scales similar to any other plot driver. If the Active Drawing has any Raster Reference files attached, then check the Rasterized box.
  4. Click on the Print button print button to get the Save Print As panel. Choose a location and supply a File name for the new PDF file. Click Save to create the file.

New Hampshire Department of Transportation
PO Box 483  |  7 Hazen Drive  |  
Concord, NH  |  03302-0483
Tel: 603.271.3734  |  Fax: 603.271.3914