InDesign CS3 help! PDF problem.

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  1. Euclid

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    This PDF says it all, really:

    http://www.mediafire.com/?sharekey=9fcd7d159dfe6cbbd2db6fb9a8902bda

    The table was done in Illustrator and placed into an InDesign file, then output to PDF using the X-1a setting. The results are better using the X-4 setting but I want to know what is causing this problem. We don't encounter it with files from the other contributor, just this one person.

    I don't get the broken lines if I save the AI directly to PDF from Illustrator.
     
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    try printing it to a postscript file (.ps) then using distiller to make the ps into a pdf
     
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    The problem seems to be occurring when the illustration is "flattened".

    I'm trying to figure out the transparency flattener options.
     
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    bring the illustrator file into photoshop and save it as a psd then bring the psd into indesign?

    I know at work our 60" printer doesn't like some illustrator files, we have to bring it into photoshop and save it as an eps then use that file in indesign.
     

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