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Photoshop PDF "Failed to Import PDF" - settings guide for text layers?

Aug 28, 2013 2:39 AM

I have edited an image of a Map - it came as a GIF.

 

I had to open the GIF and delete the text and lines pointing to certain areas.

 

 

I added text as Text Layers in Photoshop and saved it is a PSD for safe keeping.

 

 

I have now saved it as

 

PDF with Layers

PDF Compatilblity 6.0

 

 

But the PDF won't import to InDesign - it just says "Failed to Import PDF".

 

 

 

What settings are necessary to generate a PDF that will insert to InDesign from Photoshop?

 
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    Aug 28, 2013 3:03 AM   in reply to Eugene Tyson

    What Color space did you use? Do you use indicated RGB (as it is used in GIFs)?

     
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    Aug 28, 2013 5:07 AM   in reply to Eugene Tyson

    Change the file extension to PDP and it will be recognized as a Photoshop

    PDF. Also, if you show options when placing it usually clears up the can't

    place error message.

     
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