Adobe PDF Printer Outputs Scrambled Text

Issue

When printing documents to PDF using the “Adobe PDF Printer”, sometimes the text is scrambled.

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Solution

This issue appears to be caused by improper font mapping and can be resolved by unchecking the “Rely on system fonts only; do not use document font.” option on the “Printing Preferences” screen.

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About jasontarby

Enterprise Architect / Network Engineer at SRA International, Inc.
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5 Responses to Adobe PDF Printer Outputs Scrambled Text

  1. Fulvio says:

    Great solution, thanks for all

  2. Floridian says:

    That tab (Adobe PDF settings) seems to be specific to your printer. I don’t have that tab (for either of my two printers.)

  3. Floridian says:

    So how do I obtain that?

  4. Libania Paes says:

    Thanks! You are great!!

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