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EMF images are not properly saved during Save as PDF

Question asked by disabled_esmith1966 on Oct 5, 2010
Latest reply on Oct 15, 2010 by TSGal

Summary

EMF images are not properly saved during Save as PDF

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

11v2

Operating system version

Windows 7

Description of the issue

EMF or WMF image is presented as 72 DPI or similar low res image when using the Save as PDF command.

vs

Using a Printer Driver to "print to PDF"

Steps to reproduce the problem

1. Create New Layout,
2. Past EMF or WMF file into the layout, (graphic must have vector graphics or text)
3. Create new record,
4. Save as PDF,
5. View PDF,
6. EMF or WMF image is presented as 72 DPI image, the text is a 72 bit mapped image

Expected result

The graphic should appear as a Full Resolution graphic. Not a 72 DPI or otherwise low res image.

Actual result

The text in the graphic are reduced to 72 bitmaps.

The vector graphics are reduced to 72 dpi images not as vector graphics.

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

No error messages.

Workaround

No Workarounds except using a PDF printer driver rather than the FIlemaker Save as PDF command.

Outcomes