Re: PDF not capturing text in Visio diagram

Subject: Re: PDF not capturing text in Visio diagram
From: Jay Maechtlen <techwriter -at- covad -dot- net>
To: Greg Brown <greg -dot- brown -at- pronto -dot- com -dot- au>
Date: Mon, 04 May 2009 12:21:14 -0700

Word and Visio have some issues there.
Best approach I have is to create EMF from Visio, then use the EMF in
Wierd. (uh, Word)
cheers
Jay

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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