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Inserted Excel File publishes to pdf as black
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* June 16, 2009, 09:32:15 PM
Has anyone had an issue with inserted excel files printing as black when published to a PDF?

I'm inserting an Excel 2003 format file. I've also tried insert|object|create new excel 97-2003 file with the same result. I have Office 2007 installed on this machine, but work in 2003 format.

V16 patched to 16.01.

Everything else prints fine. No issues except this.



* June 17, 2009, 02:33:42 AM
I tried a couple of XLS and XLSX files (Insert / Object). When saved as PDF, the text was reversed in one file and I got no text in another. It appears the PDF filter has gone into the toilet.

No problems when printing to PDF.

John R.

John R.

V17—V21, 2015—2019
Designer, Deluxe, (Professional, Expert, Basic), Platinum
RedSDK enabled
Windows 10 Pro (1903), 64-bit

June 17, 2009, 09:20:32 AM
Using pdf995 as the printer driver, I've never had a problem with this.  I do only use Excel files in paperspace, and they are always "linked" to the drawing, not copied and pasted in (paste special, as a link).


Roland Aldridge
Windows 7 ultimate, Core i7 3.07GHz, 4 cores, 9G memory GEForce GTX 285

* June 24, 2009, 06:35:08 PM
Thanks for checking. I was "printing" to a pdf file with PDFill that I've used with others versions of TC for a few years. Probably some vagary or other.