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Save as PDF A1A lost pictures


When I save a vsdx file as PDF with compliance PFDA1a, the result is different than the one we have with Visio saving as PDF /A
The ZIP has

  • the inputfile in vsdx format
  • the output file when saving as PDF A1a
  • A screenshot showing the differences


differences.zip (622.4 KB)


Thank you for contacting support.

We have worked with the data shared by you and have been able to reproduce the issue with below code snippet. A ticket with ID DIAGRAMNET-51673 has been logged in our issue management system for further investigation and resolution. The ticket ID has been linked with this thread so that you will receive notification as soon as the ticket is resolved.

// Call the diagram constructor to load diagram from a VSDX file
Aspose.Diagram.Diagram diagram = new Aspose.Diagram.Diagram(dataDir + "Input_File.vsdx");

// Options when saving a diagram into the PDF format
Aspose.Diagram.Saving.PdfSaveOptions options = new Aspose.Diagram.Saving.PdfSaveOptions();

// Conformance level for generated PDF document.
options.Compliance = Aspose.Diagram.Saving.PdfCompliance.PdfA1a;

// Save in any supported file format
diagram.Save(dataDir + "PDFSaveOptions_19.7.pdf", options);

We are sorry for the inconvenience.

The issues you have found earlier (filed as DIAGRAMNET-51673) have been fixed in Aspose.Diagram for .NET 19.12.


I confirm that this issue is solved by the version 19.12