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Print to Scale to PDF without Pagination

I'm able to change the scale and get the print to occur at the right size, but it always paginates. I'd like to print to a large format printer (that I do not own). Typically, one prints to PDF and then brings the PDF to a print shop for printing on their large format printer.

Is this possible?
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Re: Print to Scale to PDF without Pagination

I noticed recently that the paper size selected in page setup wasn't respected under Mac OS X. Under what system do you work?
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Re: Print to Scale to PDF without Pagination

I'm using Windows. I do think it is using the selected paper size (letter) and thus I'm getting 30 pages of output. The desired output is all on a single page, especially since PDF can support such large sizes. I select the desired scale and then see what is output vs wanting to select a specific size. Once the file is printed to PDF, I can then let that program paginate if I need to print on smaller paper sizes.

I think my print store uses a printer such as HP DesignJet T830 which prints 36-in (914-mm) wide by very long prints (only limited by the length of paper on a spool). I recently printed a 30-in x 84-in print there. Likely, we need a new paper size possibly called Large Format with a paper size of, let's say, 36" x 72" or infinite even. Because I don't have such a printer attached, it is not a selectable size.
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Re: Print to Scale to PDF without Pagination

Has anyone figured a work around for this? I cannot print full scale drawings to large format either as it is not a selection. If I try to save as PDF then rescale in another program the quality is very bad and illegible
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Re: Print to Scale to PDF without Pagination

Using a Mac, I also have this issue. Page format set to 24x36 but the print preview and actual output will paginate to 12 pages. How do I export to a single 24x36 PDF? Thanks.
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Re: Print to Scale to PDF without Pagination

What versions of Sweet Home 3D, Java and Mac OS X do you use?
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