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Topic: Acrobat PDFs don't display in Preview
Conf: (P-PDF) Mac Issues, Msg: 163912
From: xurizaemon
Date: 1/3/2008 11:39 AM

We are generating PDFs using InDesign and Acrobat. The resulting PDFs display OK when viewed in Acrobat Reader, but in Preview they have visual artefacts.

Here is an example PDF which displays fine in Acrobat Reader but not Preview:

http://glob.bushi.net.nz/tmp/alfa%20romeo%20alfetta,%20giulietta,%20gtv%20&%20gtv%206,%201975-87.pdf

On the second page (p163) the following differences can be seen:

http://glob.bushi.net.nz/tmp/acrobat-vs-preview-rendering.png

Input / recommendations appreciated. We want our PDFs to be compatible with peoples default / installed PDF viewer, rather than having to suggest they download a particular application.

Our Acrobat is 7.0 Pro Mac.


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