Adobe Illustrator: convert artwork to pdf

In the Adobe Illustrator File menu:

  1. Save A Copy
  2. Name your file and change the type to Adobe PDF (*.PDF)
  3. In General tab of Save Adobe PDF dialog box, make sure “Preserve Illustrator Editing Capabilities” is NOT checked
    Adobe PDF Preset can be set to [Illustrator Default] or [High Quality Print]
    Note: Preset will be modified as soon as you uncheck “Preserve Illustrator Editing Capabilities”.

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