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10.0 (2019)


The contents of a Microsoft Excel (.xlsx) file is displayed illegibly.

Possible Cause

This can occur if the file contains several columns or rows and the [EXCELFITTOPAGE] parameter in the BIPrint.ini file is set to Yes.


Disable the fit-to-page feature:

  1. Log on to the SmartPlant Markup Plus Server as an administrator.

  2. Open the BIPrint.ini file delivered to the [installation location]\SmartPlant\Markup\Brava! Enterprise\CSFWriter folder.

    If you are using a version prior to SmartPlant Markup Plus 2019 Service Pack 1, the folder is: [installation location]\SmartPlant\Markup\Blazon\Blazon Enterprise\CSFWriter.

  3. Set [EXCELFITTOPAGE] to No.