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Topic: Acrobat 6 and Quark 6 problems
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 116159
From: Neillsun
Date: 7/27/2004 12:31 AM

I thought I was so clever when I upgraded both Quark and Acrobat to versions 6 on my G4 iMac. I really wanted to get away from using Distiller 5 in Classic and I was never quite as happy with Quark 5 as I was with 4. (nfortunately, switching to InDesign is not an option for me as most of the artwork we buy (children's books) come in Quark format.

I battle to create PDFs - either using Quark's File>Export Layout As... of printing through Adobe PDF printer to a PS file then distilling. The export to layout option sometimes works (HUGE files), and sometimes fails. Printing works as far as the PS file, but when I distill the PS file I get an error - Offending command Stack. Both processes take a long time to complete - easily 3 or 4 times as long as when I was using version 5 of both applications. Can anybody shed some light on this problem? I'm not too far from considering going back to letraset!

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