RE: Word --> pdf = ugly underlines

Subject: RE: Word --> pdf = ugly underlines
From: "Sean Brierley" <sbri -at- haestad -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2002 16:03:39 -0400


Your system can only use one PS driver.

Note, the Smooth Line Art switch is turned OFF by default on all Acrobat
and Reader installations, and you, as the developer, cannot control
that. Plus, it does not affect printed output, as you have seen, only
on-screen stuff.

If you have doubt, set the Distiller printer as the default and use File
> Print to get you to PDF.

Cheers,

Sean

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Sean Brierley
Software Documentation Specialist
Haestad Methods
http://www.haestad.com
203-805-0572 (voice)
203-597-1488 (fax)


-----Original Message-----
From: Meg Halter [mailto:aiki4us -at- yahoo -dot- com]

Thanks to Bill Swallow, Sean Brierley, and Dick Margulis for
suggestions for whipping those underlines into shape.

Sean's suggestion to turn on Smooth Line Art was a big
improvement.
>In Acrobat (Reader?) Use Edit > Preferences > General, and
>turn on Smooth Line Art.

There was a little uneveness even at large magnifications, plus
I'd like the pdf to look nice even without that setting, so I
also installed an updated PS printer driver. Redistilling
yielded the same results as before, but I'm not sure Distiller
is using the new driver. At the risk of asking a dumb question,
how does one determine which printer driver its using?

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