PDF bleed dissapers opening in Photoshop


First time I've come across this one...

A client has sent his artwork through for print as a PDF file. When I open it in Acrobat reader the bleed and crop marks are all there. However when opened in Photoshop CS where I need to set it on a template for print (3 up) it opens without the bleed and crops, just exactly the 'trimmed' size.

Any ideas why and how to resolve this?

I do have Adobe suite Illustrator etc on another machine if that's needed for the solution.


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if possible, please upload an example to see what is happening exactly
thanks :)
Tony van SchaikFront-end Web developerCommented:
Check if have Bleed Box selected. But be careful Photoshop rasterizes your file, so it's possible you lose font editing.

Photoshop isn't really a print application, so you have to create the 3mm bleed yourself in your PSD this is not an option in Photoshop i use guides for that, you can use InDesign for print work.

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Tony van SchaikFront-end Web developerCommented:
Oops forgot the image.

swordfishsoupAuthor Commented:
Sure here you go
swordfishsoupAuthor Commented:

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