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Unused portion of page outside layout printing as grey

Question asked by SW on May 11, 2012
Latest reply on May 29, 2012 by TSGal

Summary

Unused portion of page outside layout printing as grey

Product

FileMaker Pro

Version

12

Operating system version

OSX 10.6.8

Description of the issue

When printing (including printing to a PDF) any unused portion of a page outside the layout prints as grey.

When using different parts to a layout such as a header or footer there is a fine grey line between each part.

This is shown on the preview of the layout as well (see attached screenshot)

Link to the thread in which this problem was discussed http://forums.filemaker.com/posts/74eb66339b

Steps to reproduce the problem

Create a layout that is smaller than the specified print page size, such as creating a layout that only covers half an A4 page

Print or generate PDF of printed page with paper size set to A4

Expected result

Unused portion of page outside layout not filled

Actual result

Unused portion of page outside layout filled as grey

Exact text of any error message(s) that appear

No error message

Configuration information

Paper size set to A4

Workaround

Extending layout beyond the paper size, and selecting to print only the single first page

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Outcomes