Locate Plotter Files

Beginning with AutoCAD 2004, the default location of your plotter files has changed. For information about the default location of these files, see Locate Customized Files.

NoteIn some operating systems, the folders that are located under your profile are hidden by default. To display these files, you may need to change your display settings. On the Start menu, click Control Panel Folder Options. In the Folder Options dialog box, on the View tab, click Show Hidden Files and Folders.

To locate your plotter files

  1. Click Start menu (Windows) All Programs (or Programs) Autodesk AutoCAD 2008 AutoCAD 2008.
  2. Click Tools menu Options.
  3. In the Options dialog box, Files tab, click the plus sign (+) to the left of Printer Support File Path.
  4. Click the plus sign (+) to the left of Printer Configuration Search Path.
  5. Under Printer Configuration Search Path, click the path name to view the location of your plotter files.
NoteYou can also locate your plotter files by entering plottermanager on the AutoCAD command line.