White text plots black?

I just created some text, colored it white, placed it against a dark green background (solid hatch), brought the text up front using Draworder -- and
thought I had it whipped. Wrong. The text prints black.
I then turned the text into True Color 255,255,255 and got same results. 254,254,254 yields the same.
Index color 255 yields the same.
I am using acad.ctb, using object color option, and assigning 0% to that color screening.
In paper space I have "display plot styles" selected.
Any suggestions?
Len Miller
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It sounds like you are trying to print white. :) I don't have any white ink in my plotter, think about that for just one minute.
That's better. I see you don't have any white ink either.
White always prints black.
What I bet you want is to leave the white paper unprinted on a green background - a reverse image.
Or, perhaps a REAL LIGHT TAN on a color printer. Don't know, I don't use the color cartridges for my plotter.
Good luck.
roy
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Here's what finally worked for me.
Changed text to Index Color of White (color 7). Created new plot style table from acad.ctb (I called it WhiteText.ctb), changing one value there -- at color 7 change screening value to 0.
By the way, doing the above two steps with Index Color 255 does not work (for me).
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MOST EXCELLENT! YOU PASS THE TEST!
Now tell me why screening worked, or not. I think if you explore more this will work with any color. You are plotting a BLANK when the screening set is to zero.
Color 255 has some special attributes, I seem to remember. Try any color under 200 and I believe screening to zero will give the same result.
Also, different plotters, different drivers. When you wander of the reservation you get inconsistent results.
I plot to an ENCAD plotter, and would love to use screening, but the company I send my final plots to uses a software which renders all screening as solid black.
Bummer. My check sets looked great and my finals, the ones I pay for, the ones the client sees, looked awful.
I gave up on screening till the rest of the world catches up with my drivers. So, I was uncertain if screening would solve your problem.
Good luck,
Roy
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