AutoCAD for Mac 2020 loses bold and italic style in printed PDF

Issue:

When plotting from AutoCAD for Mac 2020, any text that should be bolded or italicized is printing in a PDF without either bold or italics.

Causes:

This is a known defect with AutoCAD for Mac 2020 and AutoCAD LT 2020 for Mac when running in Big Sur, macOS 11, and up.

 

Solution:

Locate, download, and install the AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT for Mac 2020.2.1 Hotfix that should appear at the top right of the screen when running AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT.

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Bob Felton

Sr. Technical Support Specialist, Manufacturing<br><br>Bob Felton has been supporting Autodesk products for over 23 years including core AutoCAD, P&ID, Plant 3D, AutoCAD for Mac, AutoCAD Mechanical, and Vault. His background is in graphics with an Applied Sciences degree and ten years manufacturing experience drafting, as well as technical illustration, image editing, and even patent drafting.

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