How to get better quality of resultant PDF files

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Product InstalSystem 5
Type of article TIP&TRICK
Source for translation 2020-04-05

Problem description

Saving a graphical printout to a PDF file, using a built-in tool for generating PDF files, in some cases can result in poor quality of output PDF files - graphic elements will have worse resolution compared to their original resolution.


High quality of graphical printouts in PDF format, can be achieved by using one of the tools, which are preinstalled in operating systems e.q. Microsoft print to PDF. These tools are meant to generate files in PDF format. In order to do this, please follow the given procedure:

  1. Go to Printouts window and from the list located on the left side of the screen select one of the graphical printouts to be saved.
  2. Select Print from the options available for the selected printout.
    1. Print

  3. Printing window should be displayed. On the list of printers select a position, which is responsible for generating PDF files, e.g. Microsoft print to PDF. In order to confirm, click on Print button.
  4. In the last step, enter the name of the PDF file, which is being created and confirm by selecting Save.