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AutoCAD crashes when plotting on a different sheet size

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gregmorris234

Hi All,

 

This has been driving me up the wall. 

 

What I have is a large conveyance plan that has a large A0 layout sheet that has the whole site on it, as well as having individual A4 sheets that have individual plots on them. Now when I plot the A0 sheet, everything is fine and the system doesn't crash, but when I go to plot the A4 sheet it crashes AutoCAD without so much as an error window. I've tried a million different variations including freezing off the layout, different page setups, different ctb's, different viewport scales etc and nothing seems to work. The only thing that seems to recreate the problem is if I have a different sheet size. It's as if 1:500 on an A0 layout is fine, but then 1:500 on an A4 is too much to compute. I thought it might be because I had >200 individual layout tabs in the first instance but I have done a 'Save As' on the file and deleted all but one of the sheets and I'm still getting the same problem.

 

I have attached a link to the file as it's an Etransmit and rather large - https://we.tl/t-37eLe3Ql1h

 

I really would appreciate anyone's help on this because it's stumped me for days now and it's rare to find an AutoCAD problem that couldn't be fixed.

 

Thank you in advance!

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BIGAL

Ran Audit and it just stopped working that's a worry.

 

Yeah it crashed, run Audit or recover on your xrefs.

 

I used plot window and without xrefs it was ok. using Extents it crashed.

 

Need to look at every dwg 1 by 1 some of your text styles have characters like $ in them may be causing problems you had a font set to BIG font maybe change.

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