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AutoCAD mask not printed properly.

A - answer My printer (plotter) prints texts and dimensions without background masks - but print preview shows the masks properly applied.

In your printer settings (PC3) switch off the option "Line merge".

Some older non-HP printers and plotters (their drivers) are not processing masks properly.

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5.5.2006    12230×  
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applies to: AutoCAD 2006 ·

See also:
Tip 4426:BOM in Inventor 10 sums values of similar parts.
Tip 2960:How to affect lineweight of lines merged back to the image of raster overlay?

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