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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.


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