Re: [artworks] PDF: When black isn't really black

  • From: Martin Wuerthner <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: artworks@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 09 May 2006 17:02:29 +0200

In message <4460945C.7000503@xxxxxxxx>
          Clive Bonsall <C.Bonsall@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On further investigation, the "editability" of PDFs seems to depend on
> how the file is loaded/imported into CS2. For instance ...
> [...]
> "Place" the PDF into a new Illustrator CS2 document -- the PDF will load
> but is not editable until you "Flatten transparency"

Yes, that is to be expected because "placing" a PDF file embeds it as 
a self-contained object that is encapsulated in a transparency group.

> Load Illustrator CS2 first, then "Open > file.pdf" and the PDF is
> editable straight away.

OK, good to see that this works.

Martin Wuerthner           MW Software          lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Other related posts: