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(OP)
Can anyone help me?

Can anyone make for me a plotdriver which create a plotfile to a specific location with a specific extension.
But te filename of the plotfile has to be the same as the filename of the designfile.

Specific location = D:\plot\<filename>
Specifi extension = .q00

So when i plot in Microstation the file "test.dgn" with this driver i get as result the following:

D:\plot\test.q00

Remark: the language of the plotter is HPGL2

Remark: only the part in which you create the plotfilename equal to the designfilename will do as well. The rest i can manage.

I sincearly hope that someone could help me. I you need more information just ask in this forum.

regardss, HMO

RE: plotfile

The "default_extension" line works fine to set the extension, and the
"default_outfile" line works fine to set the path, but I can't seem to
get
them both to work at the same time. Personally, I would give up on
fixing
the driver and write a macro to do what I want. I pasted the code
below.
You can see where I put in the "hpgl2" driver; if that's not the one
you
want, you can put the path to the driver you want. I'm not sure how
familiar you are with macros, but if you want to go that way and you're
not
sure what to do with the code, let me know. But, someone else may know
how
to get the driver to work the way you want it to.
Samuel

CODE

sub main()
dim file as string
file = fileparse$(mbedgninfo.dgnfilename, 4)
mbesendkeyin "set plotter c:\ustation\plotdrv\hpgl2.plt;plot fence
D:\plot\" + file + ".qoo"
end sub

RE: plotfile

(OP)
Hi everyone,

i'have found the answer myself. Just add a line to the plottdriverfile like this:

default_outFile/auto_overwrite = "W:\temp\test\$(basename(_DGNFILE)).q00"

regards,
HMO

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