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Text background masks printed in black.

A - answer If your wipeouts or MText and Dim masks are printed or plotted as black rectangles, try to update your printer/plotter driver. Some older drivers do not support printing masks. You can e.g. try Windows system driver.

In PDF drivers, try to set the "Print as image" option.

You can also first publish your drawing to DWF and then print the DWF file from the DWF Viewer or Design Review.

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13.11.2007    15591×  
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applies to: AutoCAD · AutoCAD LT ·

See also:
Tip 11389:Readability of annotations, white halo on AutoCAD texts.
Tip 11289:Adding, multiplying and rounding numbers inside DWG drawing texts - NumInText.
Tip 10497:Multileader with automatic text mask.
Tip 9516:Automating properties in DWG drawings - hidden gem in Express Tools.
Tip 8121:Do you know the AutoCAD command "space invaders"?

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