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To: Caroline Tabach <Caroline@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: Why Upgrade to & Some Information About Acrobat 7!
From: Dov Isaacs <isaacs@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 02 Dec 2004 08:40:57 -0800
At 12/2/2004 12:19 AM, Caroline Tabach wrote: >Thanks for the information. >How about backwards compatibility? Caroline, See my previous response to David. Acrobat 7 is "backwards compatible" in the sense that it can open and process PDF files created by all previous versions of Acrobat (as well as third party PDF creators that fully adhere to the PDF specifications) AND that it can create PDF files in PDF versions 1.2 through 1.5 that are fully functional under earlier versions of Acrobat and/or other applications that can open and/or place such earlier versions of PDF. The only known backwards incompatibility that I am aware of is that Acrobat 7 (and all subsequent releases of Adobe products relying on the underlying technologies) no longer restricts PDF files to 2 gigabytes in size. (The 2 gigabyte PDF file limit was an "implementation limit," not a limit of the file format!) Thus, Acrobat 7 can create and/or save PDF files of any version that can exceed 2 gigabytes in size and are thus, incompatible with any previous version of Acrobat or any existing Adobe application. On the other hand, if you are producing 2 gigabyte PDF files, you probably have some other headaches to worry about as well ... :-) - Dov ** To unsubscribe, send a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxx ** ** with "unsubscribe framers" (no quotes) in the body. **