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PDF greyscale???

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Does anyone know a way to create a PDF greyscale, without just checking the "Black&White Only" box in Document Preferences which looses the shading/fills?

Want to create a greyscale PDF either through the PDF Export or with Adobe PDF printer (Windows XP). Even when I check the "B&W" under the Adobe PDF printer settings, the resulting PDF file comes out in color?

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The 'Black & White' option within the Adobe PDF settings actually does retain shading/fills. Just make sure you do not have your VW Document Display settings set to Black and White only.

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Figured it out - Kind of???

Noticed a post regarding a SP2 printing problem and they said....

"We are in the process of investigating the printing problem on Windows. For now, if you turn of the GDI + Image option on the Display tab of the VectorWorks Preferences, you will be able to print.


Tried this in SP1 and was able to print Greyscale to PDF. Not sure what the GDI+ is or does????

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