Outline Boxes around all elements

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Outline Boxes around all elements

Post by stvpp » Fri Apr 30, 2021 12:51 am

Hi guys, I've had this issue across various version and every computer I've tried it on (maybe 4 or 5).
Using Windows 10.
It's particularly annoying on plan drawings, where every little note or text tag such as dimensions on plans has a box around it, and often overlaps and clashes.
I cant find how to turn this off
See example below.

Can it be removed?

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Re: Outline Boxes around all elements

Post by Willy Van Nuffel » Fri Apr 30, 2021 6:03 am


Boxes or frames showing around text in PDF's coming from CAD software, is a known problem with PDF-XChange Viewer.
There is a work-around by hiding or removing all these 'comments':

A better solution would be to switch to PDF-XChange Editor (because PDF-XChange Viewer has become an obsolete application):

Best regards.

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Re: Outline Boxes around all elements

Post by Tracker Supp-Stefan » Fri Apr 30, 2021 8:58 am

Hello Willy Van Nuffel,

Many thanks for the help!

@stvpp - Please do try what Willy suggested and let us know how it goes!

Kind regards,

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