Batch Publish Manager 2020

Batch Publish Manager 2020

Win64, English

Cadac Group
Batch plot & batch convert application can be used to send multiple Autodesk® Inventor® drawings to different printers convert Inventor documents to a variety of export formats easily & efficiently.

General Usage Instructions

Before you are able to batch plot and batch publish Inventor documents you need to specify the ‘Print Options’ and/or ‘Publish Options’ in the Batch Publish Manager application. Click on the hyperlink to watch the help video.

Publish Options [watch video]

  1. Add one or more ‘Network Locations’
  2. Add one or more ‘File Naming Schemes’ (Optional)
  3. Select default export types for each Inventor document type
  4. Change export settings for each selected export type
  5. Assign a ‘File Naming Scheme’ to each selected export type (Optional)
  6. Assign a ‘Publish Location’ to each selected export type

Print Options [watch video]

  1. Add one or more ‘Printers’
  • Specify a name for printer configuration (ex: HP Laserjet 5500 – A4)
  • Select Installed Printer
  • Select Default Paper Size (will be used to determine if scaling is necessary)
  • Select Paper Tray
  • Select Color option
  1. Assign a Printer configuration to the sheet sizes which are in use in your company

After your default print and publish options are set, you can add documents to the Batch Publish Manager in several different ways.

Add Documents 

  1. Add from Project [ watch video]
  2. Add from Vault [ watch video]
  3. Add Related Drawings [ watch video]

After adding Inventor documents to the Print and Print Sections there are a lot of capabilities to make selections based on document type or document properties and to make overrides on the assigned default settings per document. The ‘Start Publish’ command eventually starts processing all documents in a background process. [ watch video]



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

Batch Publish Manager (Desktop)

Launches the Batch Publish Manager application from the desktop

Batch Publish Manager (Inventor)

Launches the Batch Publish Manager application. The active project of Inventor will be automatically set active in the Batch Publish Manager application. Also the active document and it’s structure are automatically added to the print and/ or publish section.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.

You can unload the plugin without uninstalling it by unchecking the "Loaded/Unloaded" check box associated with the plugin in the Autodesk® Inventor® Add-In Manager. You may have to restart Inventor to completely unload the application.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, you can uninstall it from 'Control Panel/Programs and Features' just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

Additional Information


  • If you are interested in pricing information or purchasing Batch Publish Manager, please visit Cadac Store


  • You must be using unique file names in your Inventor projects in order to use the Batch Publish Manager.
  • To be able to print and/or publish from Vault you need to have one Inventor project in the root folder of your Vault.


Other Products

  • Cadac Organice Vault Extension (trial)
  • Cadac Organice Vault Inventor Integration (free)
  • Cadac Organice Vault Job Processor Monitor (free)
  • Publish to SharePoint (trial)

Known Issues


Company Name: Cadac Group

Author/Company Information

Cadac Group

Support Information

Our expert technical support team is ready to help you. To properly route your inquiry, please submit a support ticket on our support website: You have to register yourself once to get access to the support system. Trial users can submit one free ticket and are able to access the knowledge base. Licensed users have a product support plan included in their contracts.

Version History

Version Number Version Description

Initial version
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