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Topic: Weird black boxes for Excel -> PDF
Conf: (P-PDF) Beginners, Msg: 114841
From: WilliamHolt
Date: 7/6/2004 01:21 AM

I have been looking all over trying to solve this problem, maybe one of you can help me out.

I have Office 2003 with Acrobat 6 Pro, and when I try to convert an Excel spreadsheet to PDF, I get black boxes over all fields.

My options in PDFMaker are identical to Standard.joboptions, except that I changed the resolution of the page to 1024x768 (it shows boxes in the regular resolution too).

I've done a little testing, and starting from a blank Excel spreadsheet, I can get text to appear if the background of the cell is white and the text color is something other than black, however there's still black appearing in a rectangle that covers every cell with text in it. Also charts will appear just fine for some reason.

This is all with the standard installation of Acrobat 6 Pro and Office 2003 on Windows XP, and I'm baffled. If anyone could help me I would be super-grateful.


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