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Gill Sans bold font on map document, but not bold on pdf map

July 06 2011 | 0 comments
Categories: Publishing

Hi cartographer,

I'm using ArcGIS 9.3. I'm working on a map series, using map book . On the map layout, I have a sentence in the legend box in bold format (See red rectangle on arcmap.doc). When I export this map using export series function of mapbook OR export map from File, I always have pdf that bold sentence is NOT bold.

My export option are: 300dpi, embed all document fonts, compress Vector, Deflate image compression.

Is there anyway to work out this issue? Thank you very much.

Cheers,
Thao

Mapping Center Answer:

There are too many variables to know exactly what is going on in this situations -- it could be how you are formatting the text (we know it is not part of the legend but that it is text that you placed in the legend), or making the PDF document or any number of other things.  The best thing to do in this case is to work directly with Esri technical Support to step through the situation with you.  Here is a link you can use: http://mappingcenter.esri.com/index.cfm?fa=ask.gateway&activeTab=3

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