Windows 10: Microsoft print to PDF changes document content

Discus and support Microsoft print to PDF changes document content in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; Hello All, A user has reported that printing from a software and using Microsoft Print to PDF, caused content that displayed correctly on screen to... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by EricEvolving, Dec 7, 2020.

  1. Microsoft print to PDF changes document content


    Hello All,


    A user has reported that printing from a software and using Microsoft Print to PDF, caused content that displayed correctly on screen to change, see examples below:

    Example 1: 287 was changed 207

    Example 2: Page number 18 on screen got changed to 10

    Example 3: % of revenue was changed to +#&4#%!"!56!



    Has anyone seen anything similar and/or have a workaround/fix for this issue?

    :)
     
    EricEvolving, Dec 7, 2020
    #1
  2. Erika Aro Win User

    Microsoft "Print to PDF" prints out Garbage

    Hi,

    To better assist you regarding Microsoft Print to PDF, we just have a few questions for you:

    • What are the documents that you're trying to save as a PDF file?
    • Can you provide us a step-by-step screenshot of how you print your documents as PDF?
     
    Erika Aro, Dec 7, 2020
    #2
  3. Print to PDF missing in Printer List

    Hi William,

    We suggest that you disable and re-enable the Print to PDF feature. Here are the steps:

    • Click on the Start menu and type in Windows Features.
    • Choose Turn Windows features on or off.
    • On the next window, find Microsoft Print to PDF and disable it. Click
      OK to save changes.
    • Restart your PC.
    • Repeat the same steps to re-enable Microsoft Print to PDF.
    If the issue persists, we suggest that you perform the troubleshooting steps suggested on the link below under
    Advanced:

    Fix printer problems

    Regards.
     
    Rolando Vil, Dec 7, 2020
    #3
  4. Microsoft print to PDF changes document content

    Microsoft Print to PDF mixes up JPGs.

    Hi Anita,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community.

    To understand the issue better, I suggest you to answer the below questions.

    • What happens when you select small bunch of images and try to print?
    • Is the issue specific to the Microsoft Print to PDF?
    I would suggest you to follow the below steps and check if it helps you.

    • Create a new folder and copy the images you want in PDF.
    • Sort the images as you want. (It always copies as per the sorted time/date)
    • Set the images in Order/Sequence as you want it to be set in PDF.
    • Select all and Print it to PDF.
    Keep us posted to help you better.
     
    Sachin Venkatesh, Dec 7, 2020
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