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How to plot text as text?

  • 1.  How to plot text as text?

    Posted 11-16-2020 21:36



    What kind of settings / fonts / text styles I have to use in order to plot to a pdf with text staying text and not converting to a  linework in the final pdf file?


    At the moment text is plotted as "hatched polygons":

    it cannot be selected / edited in the PDF editor.


    PDF documents created from MS Word or MS Excel export text as a text.



    I tried few default styles / fonts, but all of them plot as polylines not text:

    Most of them don't even "re-import" back to the TBC when importing a vector PDF:



    I'd like a "+" be a "+" character, single byte, not dozens and dozens of lines:


    Is something like this doable?

  • 2.  Re: How to plot text as text?

    Posted 11-17-2020 14:03

    Great question!

  • 3.  Re: How to plot text as text?

    Posted 11-18-2020 04:56

    Today on PDF output all Text is written as linework. I have raised this issue myself in the past.