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V15 Document Generation PDF: content is scaled down
« on: May 29, 2020, 12:19:17 am »
In V15 versions the content of my generated documents is scaled down. What looks fine in any former EA version is somehow scaled down round about to 75% (75% usage of my page size).
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Re: V15 Document Generation PDF: content is scaled down
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2020, 05:11:47 pm »
This problem still exists in build 1553.
It seems to be somehow related to the monitor resolution!?
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Re: V15 Document Generation PDF: content is scaled down
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2020, 05:25:13 pm »
I have the same issue on 15.1.1529 - examples https://imgur.com/a/dvnhYQt.

It looks like on each setting of "Report Builder" it gets the wrong page size and distorted images for the diagrams. Before, I used version 12.1 sporadically and didn't have these kinds of problems. I don't know if this is due to the project update to version 15.1? I can't believe version 15.1 has such a big bug. Request for help.

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Re: V15 Document Generation PDF: content is scaled down
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2020, 06:12:13 pm »
I checked and the above error also occurs in version 15.2.1554.

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Re: V15 Document Generation PDF: content is scaled down
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2020, 08:58:36 am »
Yeah I've notice that too. My work around is to print using the "Microsoft Print to PDF" option. Alternatively print a diagram using document generation and save as PDF. Bit of a pain though.
« Last Edit: September 10, 2020, 09:24:39 am by Sunshine »
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Re: V15 Document Generation PDF: content is scaled down
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2020, 07:36:01 pm »
Thank you for your answer. Thanks to this I realized that changing the extension "output file" from * .pdf to * .docx EA will change the format of the generated file. In previous versions this was, as far as I can remember, an option to choose from on a popup, and now it has been hidden. Interesting. :)

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Re: V15 Document Generation PDF: content is scaled down
« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2020, 07:02:13 pm »
I gave up trying to print anything direct from Sparx to any output format. I now select and copy the elements I want from the Sparx diagram, paste into Visio document with titles, graphics, and document control information, and generate PDF from Visio.

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Re: V15 Document Generation PDF: content is scaled down
« Reply #7 on: September 10, 2020, 07:01:41 pm »
Thelonius,
what you gave up, I did for years and it worked well. I had up to now no time to do some investigations, but I have the feeling it has somewhat to do with screen resolutions.
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Re: V15 Document Generation PDF: content is scaled down
« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2020, 06:17:39 pm »
Registered as Issue ID: 20105911 by Sparx Support.

"We have confirmed that this is an issue and it should be fixed in a future release of EA."

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Re: V15 Document Generation PDF: content is scaled down
« Reply #9 on: November 20, 2020, 05:57:15 am »
Registered as Issue ID: 20105911 by Sparx Support.

"We have confirmed that this is an issue and it should be fixed in a future release of EA."
Thats good to hear.
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Re: V15 Document Generation PDF: content is scaled down
« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2020, 04:39:59 pm »
Thanks Sunshine for the very useful response and information. I think that's going to work. Let you know if it doesn't. :-)