Output FAQ

1. Text labels on the layout drawing appear to be mirrored.

When you insert an Enhanced Metafile (EMF) image, such as Barcode control, into your document, the characters in the EMF or Barcode are displayed upside down.

This issue occurs only in computers running Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 or Microsoft Windows 2000. Enhanced Metafile images are displayed correctly on computer running Microsoft Windows 95 or Microsoft Windows 98.

This problem is caused by the drawing feature that is shared by the Microsoft Office 2000 programs. 

You can also refer to the following article if you encounter any problem with characters being displayed upside down in the layout drawings.



2. How can I resolve Text Mirroring problem?

To resolve the problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: 276367 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/276367/EN-US/)

Or else to work around this issue, save the graphic in a format other than EMF. To do this, follow the steps shown below.

  1. Open the original graphic in a graphics editing program.
  2. Save the graphic in another graphic format, such as JPEG or GIF.
  3. Insert the JPEG or GIF file into the Microsoft Office document.

3. I want my company name to be displayed in every RTF output?

     In PLUS 2D the company name can be placed as a header in every RTF output. Go to tools > customize header. This option allows you to change the header by placing your company name and logo.

4. How can I add Headers and Footers in the Output?

    There is a facility available to enter the some specific Headers and Footers in the RTF output file. Go to tools > customize header, which will open up a RTF document where you are allowed to edit. 

You just need to add the keywords, shown below, in the above document at the in Headers or Footers. These keywords will be replaced by the appropriate fields from the job file.

We support the following keywords.

 Key Word  Will be Replaced by (Output Page)
PH_PRJ_NAME  Project Name.
PH_CUST_NAME  Customer Name.
PH_CUST_ID  Customer Id.
PH_JOB_ORD_NO  Job Order No.
PH_CREATED_BY  Created by
PH_APPROVED_BY  Approved by