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BASSPONY
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Registered: ‎12-03-2009
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spiked letters

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12-03-2009 03:21 PM
i am having a problem where the letters are spiked when i print, they appear fine on the screen but not in the plot preview. i think it has to do with the plot style, but i don't know what setting i need to change to fix it. does anyone know how i can fix this problem.
*Dean Saadallah
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Re: spiked letters

12-04-2009 05:44 AM in reply to: BASSPONY
Plot style settings for those pens, what did you change there?
Undo, open some of the core plot style tables and match Line End and Line
Join selections.

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Dean Saadallah
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JasonWhittemore7453
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Registered: ‎12-23-2008
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Re: spiked letters

12-04-2009 11:35 AM in reply to: BASSPONY
Try different printer drivers. We had the issue and changed printer drivers. We were using a Lexmark printer and the driver that was loaded for that printer caused the issue. We used the same Lexmark printer with a different driver; can't remember exactly which one it was but i do think it was an HP driver and it fixed the problem. It did not have anything to do within ACAD plot styles etc..
*T Bennett
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Re: spiked letters

12-08-2009 08:07 AM in reply to: BASSPONY
Let me guess, it's the M, W, N, and V. Somehow your plot style settings
have been set to sharp corners. For a test, try to chose a different "Plot
style table (such as monochrome.ctb) in your page setup. See if you don't
get a different result. Don't worry about the color or quality, just verify
that your offending characters are printing correctly - ie. not spiked. If
they are still spiked, we can go from there.

Todd




"Dean Saadallah" wrote in message
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Plot style settings for those pens, what did you change there?
Undo, open some of the core plot style tables and match Line End and Line
Join selections.

--
Dean Saadallah
http://LTisACAD.blogspot.com
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