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Save as PDF -mac to windows error

Question asked by JohnHyland on May 18, 2015
Latest reply on May 10, 2016 by TSGal

Summary

Save as PDF -mac to windows error

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

14

Operating system version

OSX10.10

Description of the issue

Using the script action Save as PDF on a Mac results in a corrupt file in a windows environment (win7).
Mac to Mac appears OK.

Steps to reproduce the problem

From a script I am "saving as PDF" to a windows server ( from a remote Mac) and windows users are reporting a corrupt file - or at least a file which doesn't show all the text.

This occurs if I save to the desktop first then copy to the server.

You may find further info at
http://fmforums.com/forums/topic/95912-possible-save-as-pdf-bug/

Actual result

PDF sometimes shows with missing text on win machine. But get error message regardless.

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

Error only shows on a windows machine
"An error occurs on this page. acrobat may not render this page correctly......"

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