Setting color profiles for PDF files

Using color management helps to ensure accurate color reproduction. If you decide to output all objects as RGB or grayscale, no color profiles are available. If you decide to output colors as CMYK, composite or separations color profiles are available. Use the Composite printer profile if you are using a full color desktop printer. Use the Separations printer profile if you are using an imagesetter.

To output all objects as RGB

1 Click File, Publish To PDF.

2 Click the Advanced tab.

3 Choose RGB from the Output All Objects As list box.

To output all objects as CMYK

1 Follow steps 1 and 2 from the previous procedure.

2 Choose CMYK from the Output All Objects As list box.

3 Enable the Use Color Profile check box.

4 Enable one of the following color profiles:

• Composite Printer Profile

• Separations Printer Profile

To output all objects as grayscale

1 Follow steps 1 and 2 from the "To output all objects as RGB" procedure.

2 Choose Grayscale from the Output All Objects As list box.

To set a printer color profile

1 Follow steps 1 and 2 from the "To output all objects as RGB" procedure.

2 Click the Set Profiles button.

3 Choose a color profile from any of the following list boxes:

• Composite Printer — if you are not printing color separations

• Separations Printer — if you are printing color separations

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