Text in PDF printed in symbols!!
Thread poster: Dina Abdo

Dina Abdo  Identity Verified
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Nov 24, 2005


I was trying to print a document in PDF. I tried changing different things, but my printer kept printing letters as symbols!!

Can anyone please tell me how can I fix that?

Thanks for your help in advanceicon_smile.gif


Natalie  Identity Verified
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Hi Dina Nov 24, 2005

Try printing your document as image.

Before printing I would close all programs and reboot the computer (quite often various strange things disappear after reboot).

To print the document as image in Acrobat, go to the menu File > Print > Advanced > Print as image.

Please note that the above location of this option is for Acrobat 6 (full version), and it may slightly differ for previous versions of Acrobat.

[Edited at 2005-11-24 20:53]


Doron Greenspan MITI  Identity Verified
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Instructions on how to solve the problem Nov 25, 2005

Please see the following explanation on how to solve the problem:


If you use 'Print as Image, note that it may take ages, depending on the complexity of the document-turned-image.

Good luck, Doron

[Edited at 2005-11-25 08:22]

[Edited at 2005-11-25 11:08]


Dina Abdo  Identity Verified
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Thank you both :) Nov 25, 2005

Natalie and Doron, thank you both. It worked out perfectlyicon_smile.gif

Best Regards,


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