Re: [artworks] Printing problems from Artworks

  • From: Eddie <riscos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: artworks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 04 Feb 2009 17:15:19 GMT

In message <876b122850.tim@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
          Tim Powys-Lybbe <tim@xxxxxxxxx> wrote thus:

> In message of 3 Feb, Eddie <riscos@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>>> I had written:

> <snip>

>>> 3. Curiously I transferred the same PDF file to the host Mac (host to
>>>    VARPC) and it displayed the PDF file well.  But printing it just had
>>>    a mid-red hue all over the paper, with the image faintly below.
>> Just tried the AW file you posted, converted to pdf and txfred from my
>> Iyo to my Mac. The pdf displays OK in Mac Preview and also prints OK
>> from the Mac (To a Kyocera colour laser).
>> Not sure if it helps but there you go:-)

> It is of enormous help in my campaign not to use Windows if I can help
> it!  And I was surprised that preview printed it OK while Adobe Reader
> (on the Mac) did not.  I had specifically downloaded Adobe Reader in the
> (mistaken) view that it must be better!

My pleasure. One of the nice things about the Mac is that pdf handling 
is very good. And I avoid abode reader too, if I can. All my 
TechWriter manuals after 'printing' as pdfs, then are tested in 
Preview. It was often a very good way of checking if the TW structures 
were OK.

Kind Regards
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