[pdftex] Illustrator 9.0 files with pdflatex and graphicx?

Peter Schröder ps at cs.caltech.edu
Thu Jun 14 10:24:39 CEST 2001

Hans Hagen wrote:

> At 12:10 PM 6/14/01 +0200, Thierry Bouche wrote:
> >» Note, my goal is to use Illustrator pdf directly. That way I don't have
> >» any conversions in the way (it strikes me as a natural thing to want; or
> >» is there some reason not to want this?).
> welcome to pdf -)
> >well, the PDF export was rather bad before 9, so I've been used to
> >always export as EPS and run distiller. The AI-9 PDF are correctly
> >handled by pdftex, but I still prefer using distiller, it's safer imho.
> the same for photoshop, version 4 even produced invalid pdf.

That's compelling enough reason not to want to make the switch to pdf yet.

I'll take your advice (though I am running 5.5).


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