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PeteKennedy
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Exporting PDF to EMF - loses characters in word

Jan 28, 2013 6:14 PM

I am exporting a table - save from Excel to PDF. Open in AI and export to EMF.  The word 'Difficult' in one column comes out 'Dif  cult' in every occurance.  It worked with a different table one time last week but now happens with every table I attempt to export. I even went to an extra step of saving the PDF to AI and then exporting to EMF. Same results. Help ...

 
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    Jan 28, 2013 6:15 PM   in reply to PeteKennedy

    Select the text and then turn off ligatures in the Character panel before exporting. Uncheck it in the Character Panel menu.

     

    "fi" is a common ligature and there appears to be an issue with it exporting.

     
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    Jan 28, 2013 7:28 PM   in reply to PeteKennedy

    And if the ligatures are desired, convert the text to outlined then export.

     

    Mike

     
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