Inventor General Discussion

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PDF Inventor12 and pdf creator

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02-07-2013 06:09 AM



I have a problem on inventor 12:

When i export a file abc.idw in pdf, the file abc.pdf can't be print.

i think it's a restriction problem but there is no restriction on inventor. So i think the problem come from pdf creator (wich is install on my computer too).


i have surch few hours but i don't find anything. 


Do you have a idea?


Think you.

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Re: PDF Inventor12 and pdf creator

02-08-2013 07:26 AM in reply to: Remy-intl

Try printing abc.idw to PDF Creator instead of exporting.  Does this work?

Sam B
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Re: PDF Inventor12 and pdf creator

02-08-2013 08:50 AM in reply to: sbixler

PDF Creator is a Print-Driver that creates a PDF without any layers. Use it just like a printer. The Export to PDF within Inventor is a file creation that is not using PDF Creator, but is using Inventor with Adobe code to create a PDF file with layers and possible a newer version PDF than what is created with PDF Creator.


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