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Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Suite Applications by Claudia McCue

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PDF Files as Artwork

In general, you’ll use PSD, AI, EPS, and TIFF files as graphic content, but there are times when a PDF is appropriate. For example, Photoshop PDFs contain transparency and true vector art (including text), whereas vector components in a PSD are rasterized when placed in InDesign.

Multipage PDFs can be placed one page at a time. Select the Show Import Options when placing a PDF, and you can page through a preview thumbnail to choose a single page, a range of pages, or the entire, multipage PDF. If you choose multiple pages, your placement cursor changes appearance (), and each mouse click deposits a separate page of the PDF. ...

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