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BrianG
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Raster, Vector, Text, Oh My...

Post by BrianG » Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:14 pm

I'm out of my league here so please bare with me while I try to understand how best to meet our customer needs.

The situation is that we do layouts in AutoCAD which we then email to customers for comment/revision as each project progresses. We routinely receive comments questioning why they see boxes around text (rare, but normal with XChange Viewer) or what I describe as an SHX Text properties box (common). Here are two screenshots:

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I know this has to with AutoCAD and vector characters and SHX fonts but the thing that I am confused by is that my designers swear that the problem doesn't exist when they print to doPDF but occurs with other pdf printer drivers they've tested (Microsoft to PDF, Adobe, and AutoCad's internal pdf generation options). It's my understanding that the pdf printer driver has no control over this but they are convinced otherwise. Could they be right about doPDF?

Is it worth me pursuing PDF-XChange Lite for creating a pdf file that is an image (like a scan) from AutoCAD?


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Post by Will - Tracker Supp » Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:37 pm

Thanks Lev!
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Re: Raster, Vector, Text, Oh My...

Post by BrianG » Mon Mar 02, 2020 1:25 pm

Indeed. Thanks Lev.

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Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:43 pm

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