Re: PDF not capturing text in Visio diagram

Subject: Re: PDF not capturing text in Visio diagram
From: Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 04 May 2009 05:45:26 -0500

I've seen this problem as well. Don't know why it happens but I have managed to resolve it (although sometimes the resolution is only temporary) by modifying the size of the image on the page immediately before creating the PDF.
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Greg Brown wrote:
> In several of our manuals (authored in Word) there is a Visio diagram
> included in the introductory section. This diagram will typically be a
> fairly simple flow chart including arrows, text and shapes. The flow
> chart is used to indicate the series of steps included in the manual.
> However, almost all of the time that I create a PDF from the Word
> document, the Visio diagram is included in the PDF without any of the
> text. It is definitely there in the diagram and shows in the Word
> document, but is nearly always missing from the PDF.
> I have tried a few things like sending the text to front etc but doesn't
> seem to fix the problem.
>
> Has anyone seen this and know what the problem is?
>
> Tools used:
>
> Adobe Acrobat Standard 7 (Version 7.1.1)
> Word 2002 SP3
> Windows XP SP2
> Visio 2003
>
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
> Greg
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PDF not capturing text in Visio diagram: From: Greg Brown

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