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If the pdf is self contained and, well prepared it should be no issues. It is a common practice when making layouts of magazines where peolpe send de adds. Edited: Always there are things that could go wrong. But make a test, prepare some PDF, make a layout, insert them and at the end, prepare another PDF with the other PDFs inside. If you can see it ...


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There are several issues here. The "damage" is aparently already done. There is no real damage. EPS is an old format but widley supported. Yes, there are better options to save transparent bitmaps. For RGB files PNG and PSD. For CMYK TIF and PSD. Regarding the compression there are several ones on each format. On TIF just do not use JPG compression. ...


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Looks like I found my own answer! Smart Objects in Photoshop are always rasterized at the resolution of the Photoshop file. There's no way to stop it (except to place the AI logo directly from Illustrator). Yes, I know, it's sad. It's type and vector Photoshop shape layers that can be "saved" at full vector resolution by saving as Photoshop ...


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Here's an example that uses an opacity mask to create the opening and the inner outline. I'm using a red background just to clearly set apart the other objects that will appear above the background. Create a white fill (no stroke) object. This will be the stand in for a region. Select the white object and copy/paste in front (Cmd-C, Cmd-F), two times. (...


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Sounds like you're doing it right to me. 1) Tiff files are pretty much standard, as far as print-ready PDFs go. In my experience, anyway. They are an uncompressed image format, so you will always have a large file size. 2) If you are printing in CMYK, to play it safe, your artwork should all be CMYK as well. Otherwise, you might end up with undesired ...


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Transparent gradients are not supported in PDF. There is no neat solution to this problem, what you could try and do is flatten the gradients to bitmaps before exporting. To do this, go to Layer > Flatten selection to bitmap.


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Some clients just ask for nonsenses. Check if "the client" is only the owner or it has a graphic design departament. If it has, send the file to someone who actually knows what to do with it. If you are sending an Ilustrator or CorelDraw file, just send a layered document, deactivating the black based layer. For a png file there is nothing you can do. ...


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Adobe Creative Suite, since it's beginnings, was optimized to integrate InD, AI and PS. When using InDesign, the best way to place images with a transparent background is to simply save your PSD file as a PSD making sure the background is deleted and you see the transparency grid. That's it, no need for a clipping path, or to save as TIFF (it will not work ...



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