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InDesign treats linked/placed PDFs as if they are images. You simply can not scale one aspect of a placed PDF while not scaling another. Placed PDFs are seen as one object. Any type within the PDF is not recognized as live type by InDesign. If you want type sizes to remain consistent, you need to set your tables up in InDesign rather than linking to PDFs....


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Some blending modes can not be achieved with ink on paper (CMYK). Screen is one such mode (as is Overlay, dodge, etc) You can't "lighten" an ink by placing another ink on top of it. If your Illustrator Document Color Mode is CMYK, this failure in the Screen blending mode should have been visible the moment you set the mode to Screen. You must be working in ...


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There is no such thing as a "vector blur". It does not exist. It's not a limitation of PDFs or any operating system. The nature of vector content simply precludes the creation of soft edges with the exception of gradients. And blurs, or canned drop shadows, are never automatically converted to gradients anywhere I've ever seen. Applications preview the ...


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I've seen this happen often with SVG files from random sources opened in Illustrator. There are Clipping Masks, upon Clipping Masks, upon Clipping Mask.. Eventually clipping everything. I don't know how this file was constructed originally. However, releasing the masks (repeatedly) will show the artwork. There's an inherent bug in Illustrator regarding ...


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