Software required: Adobe Illustrator & Acrobat Professional In Illustrator: Select all text. Effect > Document Rasterize Effect Settings: Color Model: Bitmap Resolution: High (300dpi) Effect > Rasterize…: Color Model: Bitmap Resolution: High (300dpi) Save as PDF. In Acrobat Professional: Documents > OCR Text Recognition: Recognize Text Using OCR… Edit… PDF Output Style Choose: Formatted Text…

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Goal: Gradient that fades from “transparent > color” or “transparent > white” Software: Adobe Illustrator CS3 Draw rectangle, fill with solid color (or solid white). With rectangle still active, choose Transparency > “Make Opacity Mask.” Click on mask in the Transparency palette (it’s the black square on the right right side of the Transparency palette);…

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Problem: Drop-shadow edges appearing chunky and low-resolution. I need high-resolution edges for professional full-color printing. Solution: Change Adobe Illustrator (CS3) “Raster Effects Settings”: In the menu, click: Effect > Document Raster Effects Settings Choose: High (300 ppi)

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Converting Objects to Grayscale in Adobe Illustrator CS3 – from Jonnymac.com: The solution, which I believe is only in Illustrator CS3, is to select the object or groups on the artboard you want to convert, then under the “Edit” menu choose “Edit Colors” then “Convert to Grayscale”. Simple, yes, but hidden in the menus in…

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