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To: "Reng, Winfried" <wreng@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Message box when PDF files created with Acrobat 6 are opened withAcrobat 4 or 5?
From: Dov Isaacs <isaacs@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004 08:07:36 -0800
At 1/26/2004 11:57 PM, Reng, Winfried wrote: >Hi, > >I got a note that Acrobat 4 or 5 will display >a message box when a PDF file was created with >Acrobat 6. No matter whether the PDF format >was 1.3 or 1.4. > >Can anyone confirm that? I did not see this >behaviour myself. > >If yes we would need to save each PDF file >with Acrobat 5 before they are published. > >Best regards > >Winfried Absolutely NOT true! If you create a PDF file in Acrobat 6 (any version) but have your joboptions set for PDF 1.2 or 1.3, you will get no messages from Acrobat 4.x, Acrobat 5.x, Acrobat Reader 4.x, or Acrobat Reader 5.x. If you have the joboptions set for PDF 1.4, you will get no messages from Acrobat 5.x or Acrobat Reader 5.x. Note that if you "save" a PDF 1.2, 1.3, or 1.4 file under Acrobat 6, the version number will be changed to 1.5. The way around that problem is to use the "Advanced=>PDF Optimizer" option of Acrobat 6 Professional that allows you not only to optimize space within a PDF file (including resampling and recompression of images), but also to save it as a particular PDF version other than 1.5! (When upgrading to Acrobat 6, I would most strongly recommend the "professional" version to anyone other than the most "casual" user. For Acrobat 5 users, Acrobat 6 Standard is in many ways a downgrade!) - Dov ** To unsubscribe, send a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxx ** ** with "unsubscribe framers" (no quotes) in the body. **