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Authored by: visigothe on Jan 28, '05 12:18:29PM

Instead of using Acrobat, why not just go ahead and Print->save as PDF? (rather than Exporting)

That feature is free with OSX, and no Acrobat needed. Oh, and you can compress the heck out of a PDF using the ColorSync Utility in your Utilities folder (in Applications)

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Authored by: robg on Jan 28, '05 12:24:36PM

Because, if you do, you'll find that Print -> Save as PDF also loses the shadows on PCs and Reader on the Mac. Print to PDF doesn't work any better (or any worse :) ) than Export.

Using Acrobat is the only way I've found to keep the shadows in anything other than Preview.


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Authored by: salvo on Mar 21, '05 07:33:41AM

What about using GhostScript to convert Postscript Output to Simple PDF Commands, like in this hint;
Create a virtual PDF Printer

MacOSX doesn't use GhostScript for its PDF, does it? GhostScript doesn't understand Shadows, does it?

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