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AR# 58455

Xilinx Documentation - Text in graphics displaying incorrectly in the PDF


PDF documentation from Xilinx.com is displaying the text inside the graphics incorrectly. The text is showing as various garbled symbols and incorrect letters.


This is a known issue found when using a certain version of the PDF plug-in from the Firefox/Mozilla browser. The incorrect images look similar to the following:

Incorrect Image
Incorrect Image

The Adobe Acrobat PDF plug-in for Firefox version is working correctly. The images should look similar to the following:

Correct Image
Correct Image

Possible Solutions:

  • Open the PDF from a different browser or from Acrobat Reader.


  • Update your Mozilla browser and plugins. 
    • Firefox Dropdown > Help > select "About Firefox" and this will automatically update your browser version.
    • Firefox dropdown > Add-ons > select "Click to see if your plugins are up to date" link > update accordingly.
AR# 58455
Date Created 11/19/2013
Last Updated 12/17/2013
Status Active
Type Documentation Changes