As always, SaveAs is problematic.... as it has been for years. It's not now and has never been a recommended solution and uses a different work flow so ... from your experience, it sounds as if it has a _really_ different work flow or the results would be the same.
What did Adobe say when you opened a bug on it? Cheers, Art Art Campbell art.campbell at gmail.com "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52 Vincent and a redheaded girl." -- Richard Thompson No disclaimers apply. DoD 358 On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 1:31 AM, <orandeep at comcast.net> wrote: > I just loaded Tech Comm Suite 2 onto a brand new Dell Precision M6300. > I was using Frame 8 & Acrobat 8 on a Dell Latitude until this week. > I have always used the Save As PDF, both for Web versions of small size and > print versions of high quality with excellent results on the Latitude. This > has always been seamless and wonderful. > > When I opened the Frame file in Version 9 and did a Save As to Acrobat > Version 9, using exactly the same settings, the PDF file became unusable > garbage on several fronts: > Fonts were not mapped correctly. (They were a disaster) > Simple raster images became heavily pixelated and garbage (worse than the > image in Frame) > Problems included, but were not limited to: > *Impact font did not map at all, became boxes. > *Arial Black was mapped to Times. > *Random areas had strings of characters mapped to different characters, > whereas other characters using the exact same font and settings mapped OK. > *The file included (Import by reference) PDFs created from Word that have > several different fonts. These fonts were rasterized garbage, whereas in > Version 8 they were pass-through fonts that were great at any zoom setting. > *I have Adobe PDF set as the default printer. > I tried different job options and font embedding settings with absolutely no > difference in the output results. It was like most settings were being > ignored and was like it was trying to use a non-postscript printer (not Adobe > PDF) to create the PDF. Postscript functions were not working, that is for > sure. > > I finally did a print to PDF (which is much less convenient and more > troublesome), changing nothing but the method of creating the PDF (Save As > vs. Print). (all settings the same). It came out perfect, with all fonts and > raster images of the expected quality, basically equal to the Frame 8 Acrobat > 8 version. > So do I have a setting wrong, or do we have a major bug here? I really need > the Save As to work. I never had issues like these with earlier versions. > _______________________________________________ > > > You are currently subscribed to Framers as art.campbell at gmail.com. > > Send list messages to framers at lists.frameusers.com. > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > framers-unsubscribe at lists.frameusers.com > or visit > http://lists.frameusers.com/mailman/options/framers/art.campbell%40gmail.com > > Send administrative questions to listadmin at frameusers.com. Visit > http://www.frameusers.com/ for more resources and info. >