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Fill orientation when saving ".pdf" format

AATo Studio


I have a small problem with zone fill and materials fill when saving in ".pdf" format. 

In order to have the north straight up my plans are not paralel with x,y direction so I rotated the grid with 288.59 degrees. 

Even if I arranged the zone cover fill orientation accordingly with the "link to fill origin"  and even if my material fills are set to "fit to skin", on the screen they look corect (image 1) but when I am saving a ".pdf" format they are off (image 2).

I searched this problem with no result so I am asking here now.



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AATo Studio


Laszlo Nagy
Community Admin
Community Admin

Did you save as PDF? 

Or printed to PDF?

Or published to PDF?

This may be important as we have read reports about getting different results with these different PDF generation methods.

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I saved a PDF by selecting the desired area with marquee tool by pressing “Save As” method. If you save it from layout it is fine but whenever I want to make a quick save preview it is faster to do it with marquee tool.

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