Print HPGL2 files that are more than 54 inches in size

Last Published: April 25, 2020


When printing HPGL2 files, they clip at approximately 54 inches. This document details the necessary steps to get around this HPGL2 limitation.


By default HPGL2 has a printable size limit of approximately 53.25 inches, hence a file clips when the length is greater than 53.25 inches.

Use the {NOPS | PS} option available with the HPGL2 command to override the maximum page length restriction.

For example:

Arc: hpgl2 test.gra test.gl2 " " ... ps

For usage type hpgl2 at an Arc prompt

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