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Old 01-14-2007, 07:12 AM   #2
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I've been using ScanSoft PDF Create! v. 3 to create PDF docs, and just recently tried to convert an MS-Publisher 2003 file to a PDF to send to a printer. Unfortunately, PDF Create! can't set color as CMYK instead of RGB, so, no printing.

I've researched Adobe's Web site for Acrobat, but nothing tells me if this program can put CMYK color in a PDF for printing. Can someone tell me if Acrobat can do this? Or, if not, what other program could I use?

Thanks in advance!
Acrobat can certainly put CMYK in a PDF for printing — that is how a great deal of commercial printing is done these days.

However, the right way to go about it (and this may work with your other software as well) is to use Photoshop or similar image/color editor to convert the file to CMYK before placing the images in the layout. That way you can correct the virtually inevitable color shifts in the conversion process.

   
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