Planet PDF Forum Archive

Planet PDF ForumWowsers! This is page is old, head to the LIVE Planet PDF Forum. It features more than 10 conferences, covering everything from beginner to in-depth developer and pre-press discussions. If you wish to continue... one & two archive covers 1999-2011 (160,000 pages).

New Forum | Previous | Next | (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0

Topic: Print layout shifted from Acrobat 5 to 6.
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 113414
From: markmonash
Date: 6/15/2004 05:50 PM

I have a requirement to print PDF documents with text in exact positions on the printed page. This worked fine with Acrobat Reader 5 but since upgrading to 6 the printed layout seems to have shifted up and to the left.

A comparison of the same pdf document printed from Acrobat 5 and 6 shows the top and left margins are smaller in 6 than in 5.

Page Scaling and Auto Rotate And Center have been turned off in both cases and the printer is the same.

This layout shift between 5 and 6 seems to happen with all pdf documents.

Is there any way to stop this from happening. Ideally I need the document to print out in exactly the same position irrespecive of what version of Acrobat is being used.

Any help would be appreciated.


PDF In-Depth Free Product Trials Ubiquitous PDF

Debenu Aerialist 12

The ultimate plug-in for Adobe Acrobat. Advanced splitting, merging, stamping, bookmarking, and link...

Download free demo

Debenu PDF Tools Pro

It's simple to use and will let you preview and edit PDF files, it's a Windows application that makes...

Download free demo

PDF Master Series III: Eugene Y. Xiong talks with Planet PDF

Planet PDF talks with another Master of the PDF Universe, Eugene Y. Xiong, Founder and Chairman of the Board at Foxit Software Inc. in Fremont California. Xiong is a quiet yet astounding achiever, you (usually) won't find him talking at conferences, exhibits, or publishings, but what you will find is the result of his leadership in places you would never expect.

September 14, 2016
Platinum Sponsor

Search Planet PDF
more searching options...
Planet PDF Newsletter
Most Popular Articles
Featured Product

Debenu PDF Aerialist 12

The ultimate plug-in for Adobe Acrobat. Advanced splitting, merging, stamping, bookmarking, and link control. Take Acrobat to the next level.


Adding a PDF Stamp Comment

OK, so you want to stamp your document. Maybe you need to give reviewers some advice about the document's status or sensitivity. This tip from author Ted Padova demonstrates how to add stamps with the Stamp Tool along with related comments.