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Creating a pdf

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11-27-2013 12:45 PM

For shop use, we save our Inventor drawings in pdf format.

Today, I got a message I've never seen before, and hoping someone here knows how to correct the problem.

As normal, went to export as a pdf, but received a warning box saying?

One or more drawing views are currently in raster state. Raster views

differ from final views in quality and may produse visually different



I've never seen this before, and no idea what to do to correct it. When I go ahead and create the pdf, there is

definately a problem with my end view.


When I double click on the end view, the raster only box is checked, but all other options are greyed out.

I remove the check mark, and click ok, but when I double click the end view again, the box is checked again.


I've tried deleting the view and putting it back in, but the raster box is still checked.




Thanks so much for your help.

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Raster Views Prevent PDF file

11-27-2013 01:30 PM in reply to: sps_cad_guy

Hi sps_cad_guy,


Please see this link, and post back with further details if this doesn't get you pointed toward a solution:



the link to the help page provided at the link listed above doesn't seem to be working any longer, so here's another:


I hope this helps.
Best of luck to you in all of your Inventor pursuits,

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Re: Creating a pdf

05-15-2014 08:55 PM in reply to: sps_cad_guy

Hi, sps_cad_guy.

How about create PDF files with the help of some PDF creators which is totally manual and can be customized by users according to our own favors? As for me, I prefer to deal with the related PDF creating projects using some muanual PDF creating toolkits whose way of processing is simple and fast to helpme. Do you have any good recommendation? Thanks in advance.





Best regards,

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