Plot preview shows extra lines not in drawing

Hi All-
Acad LT 2004 or ADT2004 show extra lines in the plot preview and paper plot that aren't in the actual drawing. The lines usually start at text
entities and end in the corners of the drawing.
Any ideas?
TIA
Mike L.
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A display card issue, perhaps? If this occurs with TrueType fonts (and not .shx fonts), then I'd suspect it's yet another example of AutoCAD's running battle with TrueType.
If you haven't already done so, try downloading and installing the latest drivers for your video card. ___

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Paul-
Tried "rolling back" to included XP driver. Had installed driver from ATI website. Same problem either way.
Thanks though.
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wrote:

A plotter/printer driver issue seems to be more likely.
Which driver and version is used (Windows or AC ADI/HDI driver)?
Plotter manufacturer and model?
N.
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Why? The problem is with the *preview* *display* -- not the plots. ___

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I don't know enough of the internals, but I was under the impression that the previews were created with help from the printer driver.
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Not AFAIK. Screen vectors are a far cry from their translation to printer language (which *is* handled by the printer/plotter driver). The only part of the plotting information needed for the screen preview are things like paper size, plot scale, and whether the plot is extents, limits, window, or whatever. The device driver comes into play when translating the vector data to printer language. Anyway, if the problem is only with the display, and the errant lines don't plot, wouldn't that suggest something to you? ___

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Paul Turvill wrote:

Good points. I never had a reason to think that much about it. Now that I have, I'd have to agree with you. ;)
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wrote:

"show extra lines in the plot preview AND paper plot" gaves me the impression that the plot on paper *huh* is affected too
maybe my bad english skills.. anyway
good luck N.
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No, mine. I formed a strong first impression based on the Subject line, and missed the part in the body of the first post that said "and paper plot." Apologies to all. ___

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Mike, Run the preview, then hit your 'print screen' key. Paste into word/photo editor and post it so that everyone can see what you are talking about more clearly. Perhaps then these guys can identify your problem better.
Regards,
Brian

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On Thu, 8 Jan 2004 21:59:15 -0500, "Brian Spillane"
pls don't poste binaries to this newsgroup.
thx N.
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Excuse me ?
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On Fri, 9 Jan 2004 01:10:24 -0500, "Brian Spillane"
this is a text based newsgroup, pls don't post screen shots (= binary attachments). Send a PM instead if required.
hth N.
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