White elements in Black / White print mode

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White elements in Black / White print mode

Post by asdfqwert » Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:13 am

I have some white hatch fill areas that I'm using as background for text labels. When I switch to Black / White print mode all of these fill areas turn black. Is there any way to change this behavior?

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Re: White elements in Black / White print mode

Post by Husky » Tue Nov 27, 2018 1:14 am

Without knowing why you are doing that I would think about to put the hatch on a layer and untick the print option (Plottable/Layer dialog) ...
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Re: White elements in Black / White print mode

Post by andrew » Tue Nov 27, 2018 11:08 pm

Unfortunately, that's how black / white mode works: everything (including fills) is printed in black, on a white background.

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Re: White elements in Black / White print mode

Post by asdfqwert » Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:21 pm

The text labels are on top of some other elements in the drawing, and the white fill is blocking out the elements behind to make the text more readable. Is there any other way to do this?

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Re: White elements in Black / White print mode

Post by Husky » Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:54 pm

asdfqwert wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:21 pm
The text labels are on top of some other elements in the drawing,
That is something what should be avoided in a drawing. However, please post an example screenshot. Thanks.
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Re: White elements in Black / White print mode

Post by asdfqwert » Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:53 pm

Husky wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:54 pm
asdfqwert wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:21 pm
The text labels are on top of some other elements in the drawing,
That is something what should be avoided in a drawing. However, please post an example screenshot. Thanks.
It's a rather dense floor plan with a lot of text labels, and in a number of places there's no way to avoid placing text over other elements. I just printed in grayscale instead to keep the fill areas white. It would be great if there was a background fill option for text.

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