What is your definition of Horrible?
Are you doing all your work in Illustrator or are you also doing something in Acrobat after Export?
If you want to send me the project zipped up, via YouSendIt. I can have a look.
On 5/5/10 5:48 PM, Linda Feltner wrote:
> Hi All: I remember someone asking about something similar maybe last
> year, but can't find it in archives.
> I created an AI-CS2 file with multiple layers with each layer having an
> individual linked image. One layer overlays all the others, as a sort of
> "master sheet", showing some file identification and cropping guides for
> all 8 illustrations. When I make a pdf, only the master sheet and one
> illustration layer is visible, all the other layers are turned off.
> Today, I updated all the linked images.
> Now, the Illustrator CS2 started making horrible pdf files. Last week or
> so they were fine. As of today, when I substituted a "placed" jpeg file
> with an updated drawing, and after saving that layer as a PDF (under
> SAVE AS). The resulting PDF files show all the linked images as a heavy
> gray square and the pencil line drawing is multicolored. (they were
> scanned grayscale). It's like they are grossly overexposed or something.
> The master sheet with text is fine.
> I select "Smallest File" under the PDF choices, and deselect future
> editing capabilities.
> Anyone have a clue what is happening?
> I can sent samples off list if that is helpful.
> thank you.
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