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Hello everyone,

I do not know why when I export a pdf from a sheet layer the quality is horrible lately. 

I am using VW 2019 on a iMac. What did I touched to change the settings? the sheet layer is at 150pdi and usually is enough, actually for 2D drawings I usually use 72dpi, but since this morning when I export/print a pdf the quality changed. 

Any suggestions? I have already tried to change the dpi in the sheet layer or the general document settings but nothing happened. 

 

 

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If you usually have 2D (Vector) data,

72 DPI may be enough, as PDF usually has also Vector data,

which is scale independent and always sharp.

 

Therefore I think you may have accidentally activated "Rasterize"

This will lose all Vector data and safe as an image file.

(Sometimes a valid workaround to avoid visibility problems and such)

In case of a rasterization, the 72 or 150 DPI may be too low to

show a drawing as a raster image in PDF.

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There should be a checkbox for Rasterize de/activation in your

PDF Print or Publish settings, top right.

 

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it is the first time that I see this function in VW and I do not really know how it works/what is it supposed to do, but unfortunately it doesn't seem to be the problem, I have the exact settings as you, or am I missing something?

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@Giulio Can you just confirm for me what exactly looks worse on your end? When I am comparing these PDFs, they have some differences in geometry and some line weights, but the overall quality seems to be identical?

 

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I think I have "solved" the problem. If I export the pdf the final pdf is perfect, if I "print" the pdf the quality is lower (I use Preview to see the pdfs). 

it is not the perfect solution but at least I have one... 

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