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h.leonard
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Registered: ‎06-01-2006
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Transparency of colours not printing out

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06-01-2006 07:52 AM
Fill colours that are set to transparent in the DWF drawing, do not print out as transparent in the hard copy or in a PDF copy. They print as solid colour therefore obscuring the drawing below. Is there a way that the transparent fill colours can print out as they appear on the DWF drawing?
*Scott Sheppard [Autodesk]
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Re: Transparency of colours not printing out

06-01-2006 09:31 AM in reply to: h.leonard
Please send me the DWF. Transparent colors are supposed to print as they
appear on the screen. If you could also send the source file, that helps tie
break between the DWF Viewer and the application that published the DWF.

wrote in message news:5192184@discussion.autodesk.com...
Fill colours that are set to transparent in the DWF drawing, do not print
out as transparent in the hard copy or in a PDF copy. They print as solid
colour therefore obscuring the drawing below. Is there a way that the
transparent fill colours can print out as they appear on the DWF drawing?
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hughl
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Registered: ‎07-03-2006
Message 3 of 8 (648 Views)

Re: Transparency of colours not printing out

07-03-2006 05:02 AM in reply to: h.leonard
Thanks for the reply.
I am not sure if you require the original DWG file, if so, can you let me know.
For now, I attach the DWF of a drawing, then the same drawing with transparent colours added and finally a PDF to show how this drawing prints out.
Regards,
Hugh
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hughl
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Re: Transparency of colours not printing out

07-03-2006 05:05 AM in reply to: h.leonard
DWF file with transparent fill colours
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hughl
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Re: Transparency of colours not printing out

07-03-2006 05:07 AM in reply to: h.leonard
PDF of the DWF file to show how it prints out
*Scott Sheppard [Autodesk]
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Re: Transparency of colours not printing out

07-05-2006 09:55 AM in reply to: h.leonard
I was able to print the DWF with proper transparency on my HP device. I used
Autodesk Design Review 2007. I have attached a scan of my printout. You can
see the red text and other objects behind the transparent areas.

wrote in message news:5225547@discussion.autodesk.com...
Thanks for the reply.
I am not sure if you require the original DWG file, if so, can you let me
know.
For now, I attach the DWF of a drawing, then the same drawing with
transparent colours added and finally a PDF to show how this drawing prints
out.
Regards,
Hugh
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s1newman
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Registered: ‎08-03-2011
Message 7 of 8 (509 Views)

Re: Transparency of colours not printing out

08-03-2011 10:43 AM in reply to: *Scott Sheppard [Autodesk]

Hello,

 

I am using ADR 2012, and have very similar problem as discussed above. Although I can print out the fill colour as transparent in hard copy, it will present as solid colour when I PDF the drawing.

 

Please advise.

 

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wube
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Registered: ‎06-08-2009
Message 8 of 8 (499 Views)

Re: Transparency of colours not printing out

08-04-2011 11:20 PM in reply to: s1newman

Could you please attach a test file to this thread for deep investigation?

 

Thanks,



Ben Wu
SW Engineer
PSEB-GE-ACRD
Autodesk, Inc.

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