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QGIS Crashes when writing to PDF

My QGIS crashes during the export of maps to pdf. I already uninstalled and installed QGIS twice. The function worked for several times but quit functioning after a while. Does anyone know what this problem causes? I use a new Mac (2012). Could there be a problem with that?

Thanks a lot for your help!

Josi

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marked as duplicate by underdark Sep 12 '12 at 8:44

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Do you have labels with buffers, and "old" labelling from properties of the layer? Then you should switch to "new" labelling via the abc-icon.

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Hi Francisco, thanks for your fast reply. Unfortunately I cannot find the questions wit the same content and the solution provided there. Can you give me a hint? –  Josi Sep 12 '12 at 13:11
    
Hi Andre, no, I use the new labeling and I do not have any buffers in use. –  Josi Sep 12 '12 at 13:17
    
The question with same content is listed on the right under "Linked". Unfortunately, nobody had an answer to that. –  Andre Joost Sep 12 '12 at 14:24
    
I'm not sure if this bug is related to your problem: hub.qgis.org/issues/3687 –  Andre Joost Sep 12 '12 at 14:41
    
I finally found out that it WAS the labeling, as mentioned by Andre Joost. Only using the labeling edited with the ABC-icon there were fewer problems. Thanks for the very helpful tipps! –  Josi Oct 23 '12 at 18:14
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