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Workaround the 'no shadows' bug in Pages and Keynote
Authored by: barryjaylevine on Jan 28, '05 12:00:13PM

Following the previous advice, I printed to postscript, then dropped the resulting file onto Acrobat (which launched Distiller, converted the file, and opened it within Acrobat). The drop shadow appeared and printed.

While this isn't a fair comparison, Pages generated a 4K pdf while, working from the "print to PS" file (from Pages), Acrobat generated a 20K pdf. I'm sure there's a bit of overhead so maybe the difference isn't as dramatic once the file size (within Pages) grows.

I'll leave that for others to determine.

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