2005515 - Report exported to PDF file format contains extra spaces between characters

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2005515 - Report exported to PDF file format contains extra spaces between characters

Symptom

  • Report containing string exported to PDF displays a text string correctly:

 

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  • When the same report is exported using the APIs for Visual Studio .NET the export looks as follows:

 

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Environment

  • SAP Crystal Reports, Developer Version for Visual Studio .NET
  • Visual Studio .NET (2010, 2012, 2013)

Cause

  • The report was set to use the Microsoft XPS Document Writer print driver.

Resolution

  • Do not use Microsoft XPS Document Writer print driver.
  • Use "real'" printer drivers (HP, Xerox, etc.).

Keywords

MS CRVS CR4VS blank insert add adobe acrobat , KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , Problem

Product

SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio