By Gus Petrikas
Autodesk AutoCAD 2016 – Boxes around text in PDFs.
If you have been using Autodesk 2016 based products, you might have noticed that when you choose to export a drawing to PDF, pieces of text in the drawing gets enclosed in boxes.
This is a part of Autodesk’s PDF Enhancements for AutoCAD 2016. It turns any SHX text to comments, which enables you to use the search function throughout the drawings in a PDF file. Brilliant!
If you are using Acrobat Reader for viewing PDF files, you will notice rectangular boxes around text in your drawings. There is a quick way of hiding them:
Another way to get rid of the boxes would be to install a third-party PDF printer to print your drawings, but you would lose most of the new PDF Functionality.
Read the official Autodesk Knowledge Network post here: