You can convert AutoCAD to miff format file with the help of docPrint Pro. Before knowing how it works, you should know what it is. docPrint Document Converter Professional(docPrint Pro) is a software product that dynamically converts MS Office 97/2000/XP/2003/2007, WordPerfect, AutoCAD DWG, PostScript, Adobe Acrobat PDF and many other document types to Adobe Acrobat PDF, PostScript, EPS, XPS, PCL, JPEG, TIFF, PNG, PCX, EMF, WMF, GIF, TGA, PIC, PCD and BMP etc formats. With docPrint Document Converter Professional you can convert your documents from and to 50+ formats easily.
You should know there are three applications in docPrint Pro, one of which is the virtual printer to be showed in this article. Two other applications are GUI application and command line application. docPrint is not only a virtual printer, but also a document converter.You just need to print a document to "docPrint", then you will be able to start using Document Printer software.
You can download docPrint Pro at the following website: http://www.verypdf.com/artprint/docprint_pro_setup.exe. You can also install it in your computer and in the end of the installation, you will be reminded whether to set docPrint as the default printer, you can choose “YES”, which will make your later work more convenient, or “No”. Then please click “Start” at left bottom of the desk and choose “Printers and Faxes” in the menu, you will see docPrint in printer list dialog box. You can also see other applications of docPrint Pro in installation folder.
Here are all the steps to convert AutoCAD to miff for your reference.
1.Run printer driver by opening the dwg document and clicking “File” to choose “Plot” option. Then you will see a dialog box called “Plot-Model” in which you should select current printer as “docPrint” in “Name” combo box of “Printer/Plotter” group box and click “OK” button. The hot key “Ctrl”+ “P” can help you, too.
If you have set docPrint as your default printer, you just need to right click the file and choose “Print” option to run docPrint directly.
2. Then in “docPrint” dialog box showed in Figure1, you can refer to the following ways to open “Save As” dialog box.
- Click “File” and click “Save as” in dropdown list.
- Click the “Save” icon in the toolbar.
- Press “Ctrl”+ “S” to open “Save As” dialog box.
3.In “Save As” dialog box, you can do following operations to save your target file. Please see Figure2.
- Choose a suitable location for your target file in “Save in” combo box.
- Edit a name for the target file in “File name” edit box.
- Specify the output format for the target file in “Save as type” combo box.
- Click “Save” button to save all the changes and run the conversion.
You can see a progress bar after clicking “Save” button. When the progress bar ends, you will get the target file in specified location. To browse the target file marks the end of the conversion of AutoCAD to miff.