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Previous | Next | Saving and Exporting Images > About file formats PDF Portable Document Format (PDF) is a flexible, cross-platform, cross-application file format. Based on the PostScript imaging model, PDF files accurately display and preserve fonts, page layouts, and both vector and bitmap graphics. In addition, PDF files can contain electronic document search and navigation features such as electronic links. PDF supports 16-bit-per-channel images. Adobe Acrobat also has a Touch Up Object tool for minor editing of images in a PDF. For more information about working with images in PDFs, see Acrobat Help. Note: The Touch Up Object tool is mainly for last-minute revisions to images and objects. It's best to do image editing in Photoshop before saving as PDF. Photoshop and ImageReady recognize two types of PDF files: Photoshop PDF files and
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Unformatted text preview: Generic PDF files. You can open both types of PDF files; however, you can only save images to Photoshop PDF format. Photoshop PDF files Are created using the Photoshop Save As command. Photoshop PDF files can contain only a single image. Photoshop PDF format supports all of the color modes (except Multichannel mode) and features that are supported in standard Photoshop format. Photoshop PDF also supports JPEG and ZIP compression, except for Bitmap-mode images, which use CCITT Group 4 compression. Generic PDF files Are created using applications other than Photoshop, such as Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Illustrator, and can contain multiple pages and images. When you open a Generic PDF file, Photoshop rasterizes the image. Previous | Next | Top | Saving and Exporting Images > About file formats...
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