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b12belinda
08-29-2017, 06:26 PM
When opening large pdfs, certain text (mostly titles) are scrambled, or gobblygook. Is there a way to prevent this or make sure it reveals the appropriate text. I understand that I could open those files in Adobe Acrobat, but I hate to have to keep going back and forth between Preview and Acrobat when working with pdfs. 27019

ferrarr
08-29-2017, 10:18 PM
Can you post the screen shot for Adobe Acrobat version, for comparison? I've never had this issue, and I was just wondering, if it was a font, that was misbehaving?

b12belinda
08-29-2017, 10:45 PM
27027

ferrarr
08-30-2017, 12:45 PM
That is strange, that the difference is so severe. Definitely a font issue.

Are the PDF files you have scanned in, or are they downloaded files?

MightyGem
08-30-2017, 06:52 PM
Definitely a font issue.
But, isn't a pdf just a "picture", so why should the font matter.

ferrarr
08-30-2017, 07:03 PM
But, isn't a pdf just a "picture", so why should the font matter.
That is what I thought too, but I couldn't think of any other reason that would happen? That was why I originally asked for the Adobe image for comparison.

b12belinda
08-31-2017, 11:20 AM
That is strange, that the difference is so severe. Definitely a font issue.

Are the PDF files you have scanned in, or are they downloaded files?

They are downloaded.

ferrarr
08-31-2017, 07:28 PM
Sorry, I should have asked this first? Which Mac OS X version? What version of Preview? What version of Adobe Acrobat?

MightyGem
09-01-2017, 06:17 PM
They are downloaded.
Can you give us a link?