Single letter on a page - won't output

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PrintingServices
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Single letter on a page - won't output

Post by PrintingServices » 07 Dec 2018, 04:17

Hi there
I wanted to PDF a series of single letters on SRA3 pages. Simple and easy...

New document, SRA3 portrait.
Draw a text box, corner to corner, to fill the page.
Type a single capital 'H' in Helvetica. Centred, then centred vertically (Cap+Accent).
Enlarge the letter to 960pt to be 'big' within the area.
Export to PDF.
This gives an error message "Unable to create the "Users/.........pdf file"

I get the same error if trying to output a single letter at whatever size! I've tried 4pt to 500pt.

Now, if I add another letter (even one that's only, say, 4pt) it will output!

Why can't I PDF a single letter??
What the dickens is going on?

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Re: Single letter on a page - won't output

Post by A Palaniappan (Quark) » 07 Dec 2018, 04:41

We have resolved this issue in QXP 2017. Could you please try by downloading the QXP 2017 and install as evaluation copy.

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Re: Single letter on a page - won't output

Post by PrintingServices » 07 Dec 2018, 05:49

Aaaah! So it's a recognised bug!
Phew!
At least I'm not going mad! I thought that after 28 years of using Quark I'd finally lost the plot :)

Thanks for the reply!

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Re: Single letter on a page - won't output

Post by Matthias Guenther (Quark) » 07 Dec 2018, 07:44

Another workaround is to check the checkbox "export empty pages", then it will also output.

Thanks
Matthias
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