Re: PDF not capturing text in Visio diagram

Subject: Re: PDF not capturing text in Visio diagram
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 4 May 2009 22:31:33 -0700

Bitmaps work but make sure you match the output resolution or it might
get munged. Vector (AI or EPS) is safer.

On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 9:19 PM, Greg Brown <greg -dot- brown -at- pronto -dot- com -dot- au> wrote:
>
> Hi
>
> Thanks for your replies.
> I tried the emf file option that was suggested, and it still didn't
> work. The text was not included in the diagram in the PDF but seemed to
> be included randomly as heading 1 over the next few pages! The png
> option seemed to work.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Greg
>
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> Subject: Re: PDF not capturing text in Visio diagram
>
> That's basically the same solution I've used the several times I've
> encountered bad PDF output from Visio diagrams embedded in FrameMaker,
> though I use AI or EPS, since I've had nothing but trouble with Windows
> metafiles.
>
> On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 12:21 PM, Jay Maechtlen <techwriter -at- covad -dot- net>
> wrote:
>> 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
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