When placing PDFs in ArtPro+, the resulting Placed Art may not look OK or may not get processed correctly.
Monday, August 07, 2017
Some attributes from my placed PDF file do not seem to match the original contents of that placed file.
E.g.: I place a PDF file in my document and the images inside that placed PDF seems to be low-resolution and they remain low-resolution when sending the file directly to the Imaging Engine RIP.
As of ArtPro+ 16.1, it is possible to place PDF files in a PDF.
Currently only non-Normalized PDF files should be placed though. Full support for placing Normalized PDF - and dealing with the associated metadata (XMP), for e.g., linked images inside the placed PDF - will only be available in the next version.
So, when placing a Normalized PDF file which depends on this metadata to be read correctly, data could be misinterpreted. E.g.: the paths to images (that are only linked and not embedded) cannot be found, so, only the included low-resolution information can be used.
Because there is no full support yet for placing Normalized PDF, ArtPro+ returns an error message when trying to placed PDFs inside a Normalized PDF.
When trying to place a Normalized PDF inside a non-Normalized PDF however, this error is not returned in the official ArtPro+ 16.1 build (build 10024). Which means the user may accidentally place Normalized PDF files, which in turn may not be read correctly.
No such issues are expected with Normalized PDF files (or PDFPLA files) containing Normalized PDF that was placed by another application (place action not done in ArtPro+).
The standard system requirements for this product apply (for details, see the product pages on http://www.esko.com).
This hotfix has no known dependencies on other hotfixes or patches.
Windows: Double-click the self-extractable installer.
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