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Why do some installations of Acrobat Reader make text all black?

Posted on 2009-02-23
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Last Modified: 2013-11-12
We have some PDFs that display text as black blobs only on some Reader installations.  On most, they work fine.  Unfortunately, I do not have a screen shot to share at the moment.  But, the PDFs are from various sources: Excel, an ESRI PDF export, and others.  So, I'm thinking it must be something with the Reader installation itself.  I'll attach one of the occasionally misbehaving PDFs.  Ideas?
Question by:mrcoulson
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Interesting.  Most of this doesn't apply or has been tried, but we'll try the graphic acceleration idea.

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No joy here.  We've also tried all of the other relevant suggestions on this page.  I did, however, just find out it's Acrobat Pro and not Reader.  Of any use?

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Not really the answer, but I don't want to let this issue dangle out there for much longer.  I think the tech has also moved on to other projects.

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