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PDF prints as an image

Question asked by RobertMoran on Apr 2, 2013
Latest reply on Jan 11, 2015 by MindyLynn

Summary

PDF prints as an image

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

12 Advanced

Operating system version

Windows 7

Description of the issue

When you go to print file in print setup and configure the Acrobat driver and then print to file, FM12, in effect, tells Acrobat to print, in this case, the current record, as an image. Not acceptable

Steps to reproduce the problem

Go to print setup, select PDF and specify, view PDF when the PDF is generated.

Expected result

A real PDF with editable text, something along the lines of when one exports a pdf from Word or inDesign, NOT a PDF image.

Actual result

A PDF image, AKA .jpg.

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

None

Configuration information

Standard Win 7 Professional

Workaround

None

Outcomes