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I think you could try with SK1 Project It's a lot like inkscape but made with printing in mind.


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Much of any output quality will depend upon specifics regarding any canned template you've downloaded. It's entirely possible the resolution of such a template is below optimum settings. However, using Live Type Layers within Photoshop should generally yield good results provided any PDF job options are set accordingly (and the Photoshop file is high quality)...


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Increasing the image size under the image tab can help, but not by much. But still, it is better than not doing anything. After that, change the anti-aliasing method from None to Sharp. That usually take away the blur. I've used this trick before and it worked like a charm.


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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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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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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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