If you have ANY version of Acrobat 7 or 8 already installed on
your system, you absolutely DON'T want the castrated version of
Distiller that comes with FrameMaker 8!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: framers-bounces+isaacs=adobe.com at lists.frameusers.com
> bounces+isaacs=adobe.com at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Art
> Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2007 3:13 PM
> To: Frame Users; Free Framers List
> Subject: Is 3D Distiller required to process U3D files in FM 8 ?
> I'm playing with the eval version of FM 8, installed on a system that
> already has Acrobat 8.1 Pro installed. The FM 8 installation refused
> to install the embedded distiller because a more current version
> already existed.
> I've embedded a U3D file in a FM file, and everything looks good. The
> 3D menu is active and I can change background colors and suck.
> But when I run it through the Acrobat 8.1 Pro distiller, there isn't
> any 3D functionality in the PDF.
> So the question is whether the FM 8 embedded distiller or Acrobat 8 3D
> needs to be present in order to generate a 3D PDF from FM 8. Or if
> there's something else required that I'm missing.