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By Karl Ottenstein
#276789
Dave Brach wrote:Is there any way to get trace reference to show using the publisher set, instead of printing an individual layout by going to "File" then "print"? I typically use the publisher set to print all pdf layouts.


Yes, simply by placing two (or more) drawings, each based on a SAVED view, on top of one another on the layout.

This was the old trick for 20 years or so until we got Graphics overrides in order to get different appearances for different elements in a layout. But, it works for anytime that a single view does not have all of the model elements that you want to show on the layout.

The key is that hotspots are still snappable between drawings on a layout - making it easy to perfectly align two drawings. If no common geometry is showing in each drawing/view for correctly aligning/snapping ... then use the Hotspot tool (asterisk icon) to place a hotspot on the Archicad layer in some obvious location. Hotspots never print, but such a hotspot will always be visible for snapping purposes.
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By Karl Ottenstein
#276790
Dave Brach wrote:my other problem is that the trace reference view is set to renovation filter "planned status" but it shows up in the published pdf as "show all".


That's not really possible if indeed it is a properly saved view in the view map ... and the drawing placed on the layout is created from that view via drag and drop or however.

A proper view, when the settings are examined, has a NAME or value for every single field - and NEVER has "missing" or "custom" anywhere.
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By Stress Co.
#276820
Dave Brach wrote:Is there any way to get trace reference to show using the publisher set, instead of printing an individual layout by going to "File" then "print"? I typically use the publisher set to print all pdf layouts.
Are you using publisher to "Print" (to a printer) or creating PDF's? Either way yes. See attached.


Dave Brach wrote:my other problem is that the trace reference view is set to renovation filter "planned status" but it shows up in the published pdf as "show all".
Does it appear correct onscreen before publishing?
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By Dave Brach
#276848
this is what the pdf looks like. You can see there are a couple houses and some street curb cuts on "to be demolished" status that show up only in the pdf
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By Dave Brach
#276867
Karl, I am placing a floor plan view on the layout, which is a view saved in the view map. And then I am using the site plan (which is a saved view) as a trace reference in the layout. Maybe this is a roundabout way to do it, but this way I don't need to place two views on the layout, and also it's nice because I can have my floor plans at 1/4" scale, and the site plan can stay at 1/8" or 3/32" or whatever, but I can see the floor plan in the context of the site. In any case, the site plan renovation filter is not translating to the published pdf.
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By Stress Co.
#276896
Dave Brach wrote:this is what the pdf looks like. You can see there are a couple houses and some street curb cuts on "to be demolished" status that show up only in the pdf

What happens if you create a new layout with the view you used for the trace as the drawing... does it print (PDF) with the correct Reno filter?

Not that it will solve the problem, but may help to trouble shoot. I've no idea why it would print different.