Adobe Illustrator and PDF Compatibility

adobe illustrator pdf compatibility

A question came up regarding how Adobe Illustrator and PDF files are related. After all, Illustrator files have a %PDF header and start out with XMP metadata syntax that suggests strongly that Illustrator files are PDF files. Also, Illustrator seems to default to saving files in a PDF-compatible mode. While in some cases Illustrator files […]

Adobe PDF Library: Rendering and Transparency

Today we have a quick discussion on rendering PDF pages with the Adobe PDF Library C/C++ interface and working with transparency. Read on if you’re familiar with the Adobe PDF Library and are interested in how to draw pages over existing graphics or want to maintain alpha channel information when rendering PDF pages. The Adobe […]