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Changing the default folder options


Summary

Bluebeam allows you to configure the default location where the PDF files will be created when creating PDFs by printing to the Bluebeam PDF printer or when using one of the plugins from Office or CAD programs.

Relevant Products

Bluebeam Revu


To change the default Save path for the Bluebeam PDF printer:

  • Go to Start > All Programs > Bluebeam Software > Bluebeam Administrator.
        or
    Go to Help > Administrator in Revu.
  • Click the Printer tab.
  • Click the Folder Options button.
  • There are three options to define where the PDF file will be created:

    • If Source Folder is selected, files created from the Stapler will save to the same folder as the source file.
    • If Last Saved Folder is selected, files will save to the last folder that was used.
    • If Custom Projects Folder is selected, you can specify a location to save files by default.
  • Click OK two times to save the settings and exit the Administrator.

The next time you create a file through Bluebeam PDF printer or Stapler, the file will be created according to the Default Output Folder option that you have selected.

Notes:
The Source folder option is only valid when PDF files are created using the Bluebeam Stapler. This is because the path of the original file is not passed from the application printing the file to the Bluebeam PDF printer. PDF files will be created in the My Documents folder when Source folder is selected and the PDF file is created using the Bluebeam PDF printer or Create PDF within Revu.

To change to folder used by one of the plugins:

Each plugin has its own settings that is independent from the printer and other plugins.

  • Open the program.
  • Click the Change Settings button in the ribbon or toolbar.
  • Click the Folder Options button on the General Settings tab.
  • There are three options to define where the PDF file will be created:

    • If Source Folder is selected, files will save to the same folder as the source file.
    • If Last Saved Folder is selected, files will save to the last folder that was used.
    • If Custom Projects Folder is selected, you can specify a location to save files by default.
  • Click OK to save the setting.

The next time you create a PDF through this plugin, the PDF file will be created according the Default Output Folder option that you have selected.


Keywords

default folder, path, location