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When you are printing a drawing that has layered shapes containing text, the text may appear in the printed output when it does not appear in the drawing or in Print Preview. This behavior can occur when both of the following conditions are true:
The printer driver incorrectly prints all the text on a page regardless of the layers.
To work around this issue, print by using a different printer driver or use the LaserJet III driver that comes with your version of Windows.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
Article ID: 287702 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 2.1