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Can do: Tools -> PDF Standards -> Preflight -> Convert to Grayscale or Tools -> Print Production -> Convert Colors -> Conversion Profile -> Pick the one you want


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They look "dull" only because you compare a luminous color with an ink. When you look at magazines and find the colors very bright, they're still in CMYK-only most of the time. Usually designers who prepared these layouts didn't do anything special besides using the right CMYK values! To use your terms, yes you are "doomed". But the way you compare the 2 ...


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You may remember me from "You'll never get that RGB color in CMYK!" Now, you said you wanted something darker than Cyan70 +Yellow100: You don't have much choice to darken your color and keep it bright, you need to add more Cyan! Try C75 + Y100 and keep adding your cyan until you are satisfied. Forget about your RGB green, and work with the good old color ...


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Ideally, you would alter the images placed in InDesign using their native applications - Photoshop/Illustrator - then replace them (or update the links to them) in the InDesign layout and regenerate the PDFs needed. Conversion to Grayscale from CMYK can often result in various percentages of black and rarely will result in 100% black if that's the desired ...


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Basicly they are using an aplication that does not read right a cmyk file (or you did not embed it). The visualization is not a problem, the problem could be that that program does not recognize embeded profiles. Anyway, make a sample print and make decisions based on that. Or use an RGB file, but still, you need to make a test. If the project is ...



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