13. Acrobat Production Tips

In 1991, Dr. John Warnock, one of the cofounders of Adobe Systems, proposed Project Camelot, in which he suggested using the graphics and imaging operators of PostScript to create portable documents that could be displayed and printed on any computer, regardless of the originating application. These documents would contain all the resources necessary to represent the original document for display and printing. Images and vector art would be crisp. Regardless of operating system or computer platform, fonts would be embedded, ensuring that text would be readable and line breaks would be preserved—even if recipients didn’t have the same fonts as the document’s creator. Sound familiar?

Thus, what came to be known as Adobe ...

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