AutoCAD Raster Design General Discussion

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Gloem
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Arial MText doesn't look nice

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09-13-2013 05:29 AM

Hi,

 

 

we just changed from Rasterex AutoImage to Autodesk Raster Design 2012 to do some Tiff-Image manipulations.

 

By now, most of raster Design is very similar to AutoImage except rastering the texts. The ISO8.shx or similar fonts looks ok. A Din6776-TTF-Font does so either. The Problem is the Arial-Font.

 

Does someone has a hint why Arial looks so bad after rastering it?

 

(Image is a 400DPI black/white image)

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glandorf
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Re: Arial MText doesn't look nice

10-01-2013 12:30 AM in reply to: Gloem

Any ideas?

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pendean
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Re: Arial MText doesn't look nice

10-08-2013 06:07 AM in reply to: glandorf
When no one answers, especially after 80+ looked at it, it means the question/problem was not described clearly.

If you want answers try and imporve on the first question: perhaps an image, or a DWG, or how to reproduce it etc.

80+ people walked away for a reason, and it's probably not because they all wanted the same answer either.
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glandorf
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Re: Arial MText doesn't look nice

10-08-2013 11:23 PM in reply to: pendean

Ok, I will try to explain our problem in another way and with an eTransmit-Attachment.

 

We do our raster-manipulation in this way:

  • Insert image at 0,0,0 with RasterDesign-Insert-Button
  • Scale image with a known linelength (Our planes are normaly at a scale of 1:1000 or 1:2000 with 1,30x0,80m on paper) => factor 25
  • Insert text and set textstyle. texts are labeling-objects at a scale of 1:1000 which means that a our small-text has a paperheight of 1.8
  • Normally our texts are in 18, 20, 25, 35, 50 or 70. Every linestrength has an unique layer and color
  • Configure the pens, for exampe red = 0.18 AutoCAD-unit or 2 or 3 pixels
  • Convert vector to image

If you open the attachment you can see 3 texts in arial, din6776 and iso8. Only the iso8 look ok.

 

The lower three lines are made with RxAutoImage, our previously used software to do raster-manipulations. Textstyle is Din6776 and it looks way better.

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Goshkerry
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Re: Arial MText doesn't look nice

03-12-2014 09:14 PM in reply to: Gloem

I just had the same problem.

 

Solved it by setting the linetype text eg. iso3098b to the required 6 pixels in the raster pen settings and merged those text styles, then changes raster pen settings to 1 pixel for the arial text styles.

 

Must have something to do with the fact that arial already has a thickness.

 

You could also have the arial text as a different color so that you could merge all text at once.

 

Hope this helps.

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