AllenCAD Material Bunching

Issue: The vinyl material used in the Allen DataGraph Plotter is bunching up on one side of the machine. Cause 1: If the blade has been used for a log period of time, it can become dull. If this is the case, the blade can actually pull the vinyl instead of score it. This will […]

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Plotter Assembly Instructions

Issue: Need help assembling the Allen DataGraph vinyl plotter. Cause: NA Solution: You can download the Assembly Instructions that Allen DataGraph has provided below. Assembly Instructions

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Arcs Appearing As Line Segments

Issue: In AllenCAD, some arcs will appear as straight line segments and not arcs. Cause: The reason for this is that by default, AllenCAD attempts to render the drawing in the most efficient way possible. By doing this, instead of drawing every single arc that makes up the full arc, it will break it into […]

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CAD Color Error

While opening .dxf files in CAD software, if you get an error similar to the following check the color name mentioned in the error. Customization file loaded successfully. Customization Group: ACADLT Customization file loaded successfully. Customization Group: AUTODESKSEEK Improper table entry name ORCHID_FAUCET_HOLE_15″ on line 178. Invalid or incomplete DXF input — drawing discarded. Regenerating […]

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AllenCAD Fonts Not Appearing

If you have entered fonts onto your drawing but when you open them in AllenCAD they are missing, this is because rarely a zero length font file gets created. This causes fonts to appear to be infintecimally small. To correct this issue, follow the steps below. Navigate to C:\Program Files\Allen Datagraph\AllenCAD Search for *.shx in […]

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Recalibrate Allen Datagraph Plotter

If the Allen Datagraph Plotter is not printing accurately, you can recalibrate it using the i_TECH Remote Panel. There is one of two methods to do this based on which version you are running. AllenCAD 7 Open the i-TECH Remote Panel By clicking on Start / Programs / Allen Datagraph and make sure the plotter […]

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