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CantileverInteriors
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Registered: ‎10-29-2012
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MATERIALATTACH and publish to PDF Problems

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10-29-2012 02:31 PM

G'day,

I have a strange scenario here where the MATERIALATTACH command functions beautifully on my screen and even renders fine as an image,  but as soon as I publish to PDF, any material that was attached by layer and not applied manually is rendered pixelated.

Interestingly, any material that was applied manually with the click of the mouse is perfect.

It obviously defeats the purpose of MATERIALATTACH if you need to apply materials manually anyway. Is this a problem with my PDF printer settings or a CAD setting?

Can anyone explain this?

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DSM_dude
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Re: MATERIALATTACH and publish to PDF Problems

11-07-2012 09:43 AM in reply to: CantileverInteriors

You have to select the "Shade Plot" type in your plot settings.

 

See the image I attached.

 

 

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Re: MATERIALATTACH and publish to PDF Problems

11-07-2012 12:42 PM in reply to: CantileverInteriors

Thanks for your reply.

 

We've definitely got the viewport set to shade as 'rendered'. As I suggested in the original post, it will render any material attached manually perfectly, but any material attached by layer is pixelated.

 

Have a look at my attachment.

The set of blocks on the left were attached via the MATERIALATTACH command.

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