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Topic: Acrobat 3 vs Acrobat 5
Conf: (P-PDF) Mac Issues, Msg: 98021
From: ugoripe
Date: 10/9/2003 05:51 AM

We create Quark documents with b/s artwork and use Acrobat 5.0.5 to distill PDFs for printers. We have one vendor who insists on saving our PDFs down to Acrobat 3 format.

As a vendor, they should be working with our level of software. But whatever. I haven't heard their reasons yet (we're meeting with them tomorrow).

I'm trying to come up with some reasons to use 5.0.5 vs 3.X. I know that 3.X is incompatible with OS 9. It won't support vector objects or layered type in PhotoShop. And it doesn't support Illustrator's transparency capability.

Any other points I can use to drag them kicking and screaming into the 21st century? Thanks.

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