Re: Word 2010 print disparity

Subject: Re: Word 2010 print disparity
From: Sean Brierley <sean -dot- brierley -at- gerberscientific -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2015 08:55:31 -0400


So, PDF came about partly because of print drivers mucking up layout. Using
the one Adobe PS driver instance ruled out issues with printer drivers
changing wrapping and layout.

I teach online. I run Mac OSX and Office for Mac and a VM that runs Windows
with Office for Windows. I've never seen the yellow-on-yellow type of
problem you saw. In general, for Word, DOCs and DOCXs seem to work fine
between the two platforms.

As an aside, when I was teaching in-person, I did have a college student
submit a 15-page report typed in all yellow ink because "their printer had
run out of black."



On Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 7:59 PM, William Sherman <bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com>

> A few.
> If one of you is on a Mac and the other on a PC, weird things happen. My
> daughter got zinged in an online class for submitting work with yellow font
> or yellow highlight. When we got screen shots of what she sent and what the
> teacher got, it was obvious the MS Office compatibility was not. I think
> she had to end up sending them in PDF or the teacher knew she would have to
> Select All and change font to Black.
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