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Adobe Acrobat 9 How-To #103: Converting Visio, InDesign, and Illustrator Documents

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Layered graphical documents are great business tools, but exporting them to PDF requires a little caution. Donna L. Baker discusses popular conversion options for Adobe Acrobat 9.

Issues When Exporting Layered PDFs

Keep these ideas in mind as you prepare for a PDF export:

  • Compatibility must be set to Acrobat 6.0 (PDF 1.5) or higher to support the layers.
  • Make sure that Create Acrobat Layers is selected in the Export Adobe PDF dialog box.
  • Select the layer options from the Export Layers pop-up menu—choose from Visible, Printable, and Visible & Printable options.