Photoshop to PDF quality of text issues

New Here ,
Mar 23, 2022 Mar 23, 2022

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When I PDF from Photoshop, I am getting varying results from different text, some having jagged edges and some not.  (See image with word "Option")

They are the same font settings.

Any ideas to resolve this?

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Mar 23, 2022 Mar 23, 2022

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The short answer is: don't use a raster editor like Photoshop for text. This cannot be emphasized enough.

 

Photoshop will normally, by its very nature, output everything as pixels. Although it is possible to output live text to PDF from Photoshop in some scenarios, the pixelated text you're seeing is the normal and expected result.

 

Use InDesign or Illustrator to maintain vector text.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Mar 24, 2022 Mar 24, 2022

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Are you using faux styles? 

Could you please post screenshots with the pertinent Panels (Toolbar, Layers, Character, Options Bar, …) visible? 

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Mar 24, 2022 Mar 24, 2022

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Dont think so.

I have attached one of the files... the title block in bottom of this one has text that is clunky.

PDF attached to show problem...

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Mar 24, 2022 Mar 24, 2022

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But you did apply Faux Bold. (see screenshot) Screenshot 2022-03-24 at 08.53.42.png 

 

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Mar 24, 2022 Mar 24, 2022

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Use apparently used a »Roman« font and then applied Faux bold. 

Try using the proper »Bold« font instead. 

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Mar 24, 2022 Mar 24, 2022

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Ensure your text is not rasterised and select PDF/X-4 for the PDF.

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