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Topic: PDF image quality problem
Conf: (P-PDF) Mac Issues, Msg: 114268
From: BGF
Date: 6/27/2004 11:31 PM

I am using OS X v 10.3.4, adobe acrobat 6.0.2 and appleworks 6.2.9. I'm having problems with image quality in PDFs I'm making. In this specific example, I have images I've create in appleworks that when I make the PDF, some of the lines are very rough. What is mysterious is that it was working fine before (but then I upgraded a heap of programs and OS software so I have no idea whats changed). The portion of the images that have the rough lines are PICT files embeded in the figures.

An example is compare
http://www.venomdoc.com/downloads/M12B.pdf

with

http://www.venomdoc.com/downloads/Figure_10_ADAM.pdf

the first one is where it all turned out very nice, the second looks like crap. I haven't changed anything really with the file (and a heap of other such files also do the same thing, worked perfect before, very rough now).

Help!!! These are figures for a scientific paper and they are unacceptable in their current form.

I have tried playing around with various settings to no avail. It was working beautifully till I upgraded software and now its gone pearshaped. I even tried reinstalling acrobat but that didn't help.

Thoughts?

Thanks heaps
Bryan

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