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Export to pdf results in wobbly lines

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Hello everybody,

 

please excuse if this has been posted before, I've been searching for it but didn't find anybody to have the same issue. I'm working on a massive map, which i need to export to illustrator in order to continue working. The document is fairly big with 2000*600mm on 1:5000. My issue is that, when i export it to pdf, all the lines become kind of wobbly, straight lines have dozens of curves and appear thicker than normal. The document itself is a mess, i've got it from a colleague, originally it was an illustrator document, but due to the massive size i had to convert it to dxf and edit in in vectorworks. Now i reduced the number of objects, but can't get it back to illustrator, when i export the document to dwg, illustrator wont open it (unknown format, despite me hitting "open dwg" and selecting the .dwg document)

I hope i could express myself in a clear way, if anybody could help me, i'd be really happy.

Attached you'll find before and after screenshots of the issue.

 

Thank you very much for your efforts and have a great day!

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1. What about exporting to a much older version of DWG? Maybe Illustratror will read that.

 

2. Objects far from the VW Origin often behave badly. Is your map a long way from the origin?

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Use a higher export resolution for the pdf export. The export of a pdf seems to export line start and end points to the ‘resolution grid’. The higher the resolution, the better the pdf export. Even for vector objects.

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