SaveAs uses hidden job settings that differ from the standard Distiller job settings and for many people don't work as well -- it just tends to be more problematic to produce consistent results. How well it works varies a lot depending on your FM and Acrobat versions, and whether you use the limited Distiller instance shipped with Frame or the full version.
Saving as a PS file and then distilling keeps the entire production inside Acrobat itself where it's more easily controlled -- there are no hidden settings. That said, there's no reason to do a two-step PS-then-distill process when you can just Print to the Adobe PDF printer instance, which produces the PS file and distills it in one step. 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, Sep 9, 2009 at 9:29 AM, <karyn.smith at aero.bombardier.com> wrote: > > What are the advantages/disadvantages of making a PS file and distilling it > to a PDF vs the "Save as PDF" option? Thanks. > > Karyn R Smith > Bombardier Customer Services - Customer Training DFW > Training Program Developer > 2929 West Airfield Drive > P.O. Box 619011 > DFW Airport TX 75261 > 469-791-4386 w > 817-528-1434 cell > > Ask me about Toastmasters! > http://goldentriangle.freetoasthost.net > > _______________________________________________ > > > 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. >