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viewing PDF attachements - corruption of text

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I have recently received a few PDF attachments e-mails and reading them something was "Wrong".

Then I realised what the problem is: Q is showing as O

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It isn't a bit problem but I feel I need to ask.

I have recently received a few PDF attachments e-mails and reading them something was "Wrong". Then I realised what the problem is: Q is showing as O See attached. It isn't a bit problem but I feel I need to ask.
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jscher2000
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That's really strange. What if you open that PDF directly into Firefox's built-in PDF viewer -- same issue?

That's really strange. What if you open that PDF directly into Firefox's built-in PDF viewer -- same issue?
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Interesting.

Clicking download and open I get the same.

But you can see the PDF is corrupt.

Sorry.

Interesting. Clicking download and open I get the same. But you can see the PDF is corrupt. Sorry.
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WestEnd
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Problem here is once a pdf is created it is set and if it was not formatted incorrectly from the sendre nothing can be fixed one it's a pdf. Did you ask the sender to verify the pdf they sent was correct?

Problem here is once a pdf is created it is set and if it was not formatted incorrectly from the sendre nothing can be fixed one it's a pdf. Did you ask the sender to verify the pdf they sent was correct?
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