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Old 09-20-2007, 05:58 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by George View Post
You mean PDFs made by the programs themselves -- thus retaining their WP type quality??? Or PDFs made by another program, like Adobe Acrobat or Scan Soft?? I thought if I convert a file to PDF in AA, that software controls type quality, converting it to its specifications. Or would AA or SS just retain the type quality as produced by the WP program -- thus, producing one level of quality in, say, MS Word, and another in InDesign??
Steve R or someone else here will know more about the technical qualities of the various PDF-creation tools.

For a test of type spacing, I think everyone would have to use Acrobat. That way we could hope for a neutral distillation (or at least consistency).

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