Daily Archives: May 13, 2015

InDesign PDF Trick: Partial Flattening

Last month, someone on RPG.net made a thread venting about publishers using layers in PDFs, of how it causes sluggish responsiveness on-screen and problems some lower-memory printers have with them.[1] The actual issue has to do with Live Transparency—essentially, having multiple objects overlaid on one another. Every PDF with a background has this, since the background