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When clicking Print > Adobe PDF the filesize is nice and small but the legend gets messed up.

Does anyone know how to fix this?

I am aware of the Export > PDF and of the reduce DPI and Re-sampling sizes.

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Could you define "messed up"? Perhaps include a screenshot of the legend after printing to a pdf. – Get Spatial Apr 24 '12 at 23:36
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If you're using Print ->Adobe PDF then what you're actually doing is using a print-driver to create the PDF. The problem therefore is with whatever PDF print driver you're using.

Try using a different one there are some comparisons here:

Myself I use the free and Open Source PDFCreator with no problems.

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