1 Reply Latest reply on Sep 29, 2009 4:17 AM by Mylenium

    Converting CS4 in CS3 - loss of structure

    zundaa

      I have experienced the following problems by converting a Illustrator CS4 file into the CS3 format: If the downgraded document is opened by a CS3 user, radial gradients which are compressed and/or rotated will be combined in a pixel-array and aren't any longer editable. If the gradient is in a group, all other elements within are compressed too and are reduced to one layer. It's a virtual disaster! Especially with a view to nonstandard-colours (PANTONE) that are used in my gradients and that will be converted into pixel-images! Does anybody experienced same problems and have a workaround? I have to save full editable CS3 files for further processing.

       

      cs3.jpg

      cs4.jpg

       

      In addition to this I recognized that some tabs in text fields will be placed on the wrong position and some text fields are jumping on the plumb line.

      I thought that CS4 is using the same text-engine as CS3. That doesn't suit my plans! Can anybody help?