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I use adobe Illustrator creative suite 3. Now there seems to be a problem. I can't save my Illustrations In the .pdf format, since this format seems to preserve the graphic quality this Is vitally Important to me. If I save the Graphic In .jpef /.gif or png there Is some serious loss of quality so I need to find out a way to get this sorted.

when I try to save the graphic as pdf It says "An unknown error has occured"

please can anyone help me out here?

Thank you,

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Hi guys, Thanks for taking time and answering my question,Thats really why I love sof. I think I'v found the Issue,I think there's a corrupt font somewhere.because whenever I remove the font and then save as .pdf It works. any solutions to this? I need the font's for obvious reasons. Thanks, –  Parastar Dec 21 '09 at 17:40
    
Have you tried 'printing' to PDF i.e choose 'Print' then from the 'Printer' choice select Adobe PDF? –  Dave Everitt Jul 20 '12 at 9:03

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Is your drawing too complex? I had the same problem once because I had complexity in path and point data, and the resolution was too high.

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Can Illustrator save in the format .svg (scalable vector graphics)? .svg If so this is probably a better alternative. Read more about .svg here.

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yes, I can save It as .svg but do you need an .svg viewer to view the file? because I tried to save It as an .svg but how can I view the file ? Thanks. –  Parastar Dec 21 '09 at 17:41
    
@Parastar You should be able to view it with all modern browsers. Illustrator should also be able to open the exported file. –  Andreas Brinck Dec 21 '09 at 19:30

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