Re: Some text not printing correctly, letters overprint

I have had similar problems, but I can't remember details.  Basically, the view does not always represent what will print. Definitely, Win7 has been better than Win NT or XP.  I rarely have printing difficulties.

I have worked around by trying to export and print from a different program - like make a pdf, or svg.  Programs like Inkscape for example may print it just fine.  In a pinch, needing something right now, I will create a screen dump and print that.

I have never pursued trying to get it fixed.  To an extent, I assume that an open source program will not do everything I want in the easiest way possible.

You might experiment with different fonts.

On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 12:06 PM, Chris Green <cl isbd net> wrote:
I have a moderately complex diagram describing the connections on a
multiway plug.

There are texts labelling the various connections and wires.  Most of
them print correctly but some labels are mis-formatted:-

    Yellow - The Y prints over the e and the label is shifted to the right
    Red - The R prints over the e
    Power Supply - The P prints over the o
    To LCD Display - The T prints over the o
    Purple - The P prints over the u
    Pink - the P prints over the i
    AGND - The A prints partially over the G
    VADC - The V prints over the A and the label is shifted to the right

This happens on two different printers so I don't think it's a printer

I'm running Dia 0.97.2 on xubuntu 13.10.

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