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Viewport boundary (text going past and cutting off)

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07-24-2009 11:25 AM
I just ran into two viewport problems.

The First is with text getting cut off inside the boundary line. The text is cut off about a 1/2 cm from the edge of the viewport, but all the lines run to the edge of the viewport, even some that run under the text that is cut off. The text is shown full on print preview.

The Next problem is text that runs past the viewport, which desn't seem to be the same text. This one also has a normal print preview.
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Re: Viewport boundary (text going past and cutting off)

08-17-2009 01:05 PM in reply to: frivard
have you figured out anything on the text getting cut off? we are having the same problem, but only when the plan is reduced and printed on our small hp officejet printer. plots fine on the hp plotter????
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Re: Viewport boundary (text going past and cutting off)

06-23-2010 02:42 PM in reply to: frivard

We had this issue and I  discovered it happens when the plotter/printer margin in the modify standard paper sizes area of the plotter manager  is set to zero.

 

I changed the margins to 1 and all our problems went away

 



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Re: Viewport boundary (text going past and cutting off)

06-24-2010 05:38 AM in reply to: frivard

Non-rectangular viewports by chance?

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Re: Viewport boundary (text going past and cutting off)

06-24-2010 05:39 AM in reply to: andrew

Now that is intriguing: preview looks fine in AutoCAD?

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Re: Viewport boundary (text going past and cutting off)

06-24-2010 04:38 PM in reply to: pendean

Shape of viewport does not change problem

 

Our occured with plain rectangular....all issues resolved changing the margins

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Re: Viewport boundary (text going past and cutting off)

04-28-2011 10:48 AM in reply to: frivard

I was having the same problem with any text that got close to the viewport edge being cut off.  I found in the PC3 files if you look under the device and Document settings, there is a TrueType Text.  Select this as graphics rather than text........I have no idea why.  Maybe because TrueType fonts are more of a Microsoft than a AutoCAD thing....I don't know.  It worked for me.

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Re: Viewport boundary (text going past and cutting off)

12-18-2012 02:45 AM in reply to: icivil3d

Excellent tip. Works like a charm!

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