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Re: Powerpoint to PDF to EPS to FrameMaker

Yes, FrameMaker 6 cannot properly import PDF 1.4 files, only PDF 1.3
and earlier files. Thus, if you are using Acrobat 5.0.x and/or have
PDF files from same, you could have some problems.

        - Dov

At 1/6/2003 12:46 PM, Pat Christenson wrote:
>We're using FM 6 on a Mac. Any pitfalls I should be aware of?
>On 1/6/03 12:35 PM, "Dov Isaacs" <isaacs@adobe.com> wrote:
>> You can get away with not using EPS and using direct PDF import
>> IF you have FrameMaker 7 and you make sure your maker.ini file
>> is setup for PostScript 3 support for PDF files imported into
>> FrameMaker. (Note that FrameMaker effectively converts PDF into
>> EPS anyway; how it does it is controlled by the maker.ini file
>> settings.) The devil is in the details.
>>       - Dov
>> At 1/6/2003 12:30 PM, Pat Christenson wrote:
>>> Hi, all
>>> I'm catching up on email from before the Christmas break and saw a
>>> discussion about using Powerpoint files in FrameMaker. The recommended
>>> solution was to save the Powerpoint files to PDF, then convert to EPS, and
>>> then import into FrameMaker.
>>> We do this a lot in my office but we don't convert to EPS since FrameMaker
>>> can import PDFs. Is there a benefit to converting to EPS? Thanks.
>>> -- 
>>> Pat Christenson
>>> Print Production Manager
>>> Apple Worldwide Customer Training
>>> pchristenson@apple.com
>Pat Christenson
>Print Production Manager
>Apple Worldwide Customer Training

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