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

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Editing Graphics

Surprisingly, you can alter graphic content in a PDF file more extensively than you can edit text. Using the TouchUp Object tool on the TouchUp toolbar, you can select graphic content for manipulation in Photoshop or Illustrator. When you install Acrobat, it searches for the locations of the newest versions of Photoshop and Illustrator on your computer and opens them when you embark on a TouchUp edit.

TouchUp Tip #1

Although Acrobat will allow you to designate external editors other than Photoshop and Illustrator, the lines of communication don’t work both ways. You’ll be able to extract the content, but you can’t write the corrected content back into the PDF file.

Choose the TouchUp Object tool, select the desired graphic ...

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