Preserving object information

You can render complex fills as bitmaps and preserve document overprints, halftone screens, and spot colors. Rendering complex fills as bitmaps helps reduce the complexity of a file. Reducing the complexity of a file, and thus speeds up the management and printing of a file. Preserving document overprints is useful for color trapping. Overprint settings made in the document to manually trap objects are maintained in the PDF file. Preserving halftone screens maintains halftone settings for specific objects in the original document. Preserving spot colors is useful for maintaining color consistency. If spot colors are not preserved in a document, they convert to CMYK when exported to a PDF file.

To render complex fills as bitmaps

1 Click File, Publish To PDF.

2 Click the Advanced tab.

3 Enable the Render Complex Fills As Bitmaps check box.

To preserve document overprints

1 Click File, Publish To PDF.

2 Click the Advanced tab.

3 Enable the Preserve Document Overprints check box.

To preserve halftone screens

1 Click File, Publish To PDF.

2 Click the Advanced button.

3 Enable the Preserve Halftone Screen Information check box.

To preserve spot colors

1 Click File, Publish To PDF.

2 Click the Advanced button.

3 Enable the Preserve Spot Colors check box.

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