I need dashed lines in a table, so I have inserted them using the graphics tool and drawing dashed lines where I want them. They look fine in FrameMaker, but when I print a PDF version, the dashes have tiny downward "hooks" at the beginning of each dash. How can I prevent this?
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Horizontal, vertical, diagonal?
In single cells or spanning cells?
What Line End style?
Horizontal; one spans two cells, the others just one; line end style is "no arrow."
It doesn't show up on a printed hard copy, just in the electronic PDF version.
re: Horizontal; one spans two cells, the others just one; line end style is "no arrow."
You might try the rounded end style.
re: It doesn't show up on a printed hard copy, just in the electronic PDF version.
Just in Adobe Reader, or in all PDF readers (try the one in your phone)? This may actually be a client (reader/viewer) problem, and not something FM is doing, much like the stray lines when raster has odd pixel count in a line.
Worst case: if the lines required are all the same length, or a small number of variants, you could create them externally in a vector editor, and import them on top of the table at SVG or EPS.