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Embed the plot rather than linking to it. Unlock the layer with the plot on it and then highlight the image in the Links Panel and from that panel's menu choose Embed Image. Then save the PDF. PDFs do not link to external files. So, the linked image in your AI file is not being included in the resulting PDF. To be perfectly honest, I'm not sure why this ...


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"Print ready" is a term of art used in the printing industry to describe a PDF that has been correctly prepared so that it can be printed by a commercial printing company. The exact requirements for a PDF to be "print ready" depend on the specific printing company that will be printing the PDF. Their printing equipment and technological setup determine ...


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You could also use http://smallpdf.com/compress-pdf to decrease the size of each of your pdfs. I use it often. It's super quick and easy (and free!)


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Have you tried zipping each of them? Would that get the files under the size max? Alternately, you could make low-res PDF "Proofs" for your client, upload those to the freelance website and deliver the large files via yousendit.com or other huge file sending website. I've used yousendit to deliver high-res video to clients in the past. I think you can send ...


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If it were my project, I would probably lay out the posters in InDesign, placing the Illustrator and Photoshop objects. When exporting as a PDF, I would downsample the resolution of all objects to around 200 ppi. The reason is explained in Rafael's post, but to summarize: a poster of this size is unlikely to benefit from that bump in resolution given the ...


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It would be better in Ilustrator but if they are designed in Ilustrator. Now that you designed it in photoshop it is not important, you only have a photoshop image inside a ilustrator file converted to pdf... Your original file is exactly the same file. Your 600dpi image at 18x12 is exactly the same as a 36x24 300dpi. It is recomended in your case to use ...


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The problem is with the gradient background. I will suggest you to approximate it with a gradient mesh (bottome one, I didn't do a very good job...you can definitely do better...) My gradient mesh takes up only less than 100KB, could not be anything larger than 500KB with the lines. Or, you could just use a bitmap background, see what I mean?


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There is another script that has worked, in some cases better, for me. The interface is in chinese (i think), but is pretty self explanatory. Works in a similar matter to the script mentioned before: Multi-Page PDF Loader 4 AI v2.5.jsx


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Yes it can be done. However please understand that having a not splitting is a totally irrelevant technical specification as the PDF is allready split to pages. The data will be split many ways before the process is completed in any case because that's how processing works. Split to disk or memory is the same thing and writing a PDF is assembling pages. As ...


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Well, 2 diferent questions here. 1) You need to configure your export settings of the pdf. The pdf for printing probably has the images in 300 dpi, cmyk, and with zip compression or no compression at all. So you need to configure the export settings to rgb, jpg compression, and lets say 100 dpi on the images. The fonts must be embeded in the file, and ...


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Illustrator is the best software to export a PDF from. The problem will be related to the size/resolution of the image you're bringing in vs the size/resolution of the one you're putting out.


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I don't think that this is an issue with the CC applications, but with the way the screenshots are processed. What is the size of the screenshot in pixel? What is the size of the image which gets exported in pixel? What is the resolution set when exporting the image (probably 72 dpi, which is the internal default with PDF)? Which file format is used to ...


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One thing you can try is not to "export" to a pdf format but to "print it" on a pdf file. There are several virtual printers you can install for free, or use the adobe acrobat program. There are some online services that can convert your files too.


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This is a little cumbersome, but works for me sometimes. It should lower the file size and allow you to retain the ability to select/copy/paste text in PDF: Separate all text from image layers in AI file. Turn off text layers. Open document in PS to flatten and save each page to a separate PSD or JPEG file. Be sure to select Crop To: Bleed Box. Go back to ...


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The best compression technique I use for making PDF's smaller without loosing quality is saving it using the Adobe PDF Preset: PDF/X-1a:2001. How it makes the file smaller is by defining a set of rules that forbid the use of certain PDF functions that are irrelevant for printing purposes and to enforce others that do improve its usefulness in prepress. ...


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The problem is with iBooks reader (and just about all the PDF readers on iOS and Android other than Adobe Reader), which doesn't implement most of the interactivity in the PDF spec. To achieve the appearance as designed and retain all the interactive elements, export as Fixed Layout (FXL) ePub (requires InDesign CC 2014 November update). As far as viewing ...


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The only way I know to get expandable forms (as in a PDF document that will reflow/expand as the content inside of it grows) is with Adobe's LiveCycle Designer product. This is a Windows-only application that provides an XML-based PDF format which allows for content reflow and expandable forms. You can use LiveCycle Designer without needing or using the rest ...


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Press-ready files are always larger in file size (kb). That's the nature of press files. In printing, absolutely no concern should be placed on the size of the file (kb). Files should be constructed to press standards and whatever size they ultimately end up being is what they are. You dramatically run the risk of poor quality prints if you start trying to ...



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