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Text prints as bold when it's not bold :(

Jan 8, 2013 10:26 PM

Hi,

 

I'm using Windows 7 and InDesign CS6. When I print PDF documents from files that have been created in InDesign some lines of the text print out bold when they are not bold and they also look a little fuzzy. I am creating the PDf using the "[High Quality Print]" option. I have tried changing several settings on the printer but nothing makes a difference. The problem doesn't occur when I print in black and white nor does it occur on PDF's I create from word or other applications. Can someone please help? Thanks Mel

 
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    Jan 9, 2013 1:23 AM   in reply to SWdesigner

    Try updating the driver to a newer version for your printer.

     

    And if you can get a Postscript Driver for your printer.

     

    I had a similar issue last year and installing a postscript driver fixed the issue for me.

     

     

    What printer are you using?

     
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    Jan 9, 2013 6:12 AM   in reply to SWdesigner

    What PDF preset are you using? The problem is most often seen when you have transparency on the page and are saving to a flattened pdf format like PDFX-1A  or PDF1.3 .

     
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