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DWG to PDF problem in an arabic font.

A - answer When you plot or publish your DWG drawing file into the PDF format, some of your text may be printed incorrectly (wrong font, missing text, text printed as symbols or dots). This can occur especially with arabic text, cyrillic, japanese, chinese and other double-byte unicode languages.

Make sure you include the font (font file) you are using for the texts into the published PDF file. You can set it up in the "Font handling" setting in the PDF properties dialog. In the PLOT dialog choose the "DWG to PDF.pc3" printer, click Properties and select the "Custom properties" item. Click the "Custom Properties" button and in the dialog "DWG to PDF Properties" choose the font to embed (Capture some > Edit font list) or just "Capture all".

PDF properties

Re-publish your PDF file. Make sure you are using the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader to display the resulting PDF file.

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25.8.2010    52507×  

See also:
Tip 13622:Bulk import pages from a multi-page PDF into AutoCAD.
Tip 13286:Markup assistant with intelligent character recognition.
Tip 13082:PDF published from AutoCAD shows blurred lines.
Tip 12184:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2020 (import/export/AnyCAD).
Tip 11821:How to publish PDF sheets (pages) under the plain layout name?

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