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It all depends, but often, for large branding projects, the logo may have a Pantone specification, a CMYK specification, and an RGB specification to handle all scenarios.
For my document I get different colors to what I see in Illustrator when I export with option Anti-aliasing set to Art Optimized (Image Size tab in dialog right panel). When this option is set to Type Optimized colors are fine. As it is possible to specify in "Save for Web" action what anti-aliasing to use it may happen that you specified different values ...
I wouldn't do this manually I would do it with something like Ghostscript or PDFtk Ghostscript gs -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -dCompatibilityLevel=1.4 -dColorConversionStrategy=/sRGB -dProcessColorModel=/DeviceRGB -dUseCIEColor=true -sOutputFile=output.pdf input.ps The above was taken from this answer: How to convert PDF from CMYK to ...
If you are exporting the pdf from InDesign, you can do it when you export. First, open your .indd file in InDesign. Go to the file menu and select export. Once you have selected where you want your pdf to be saved, a dialog box entitled Export Adobe PDF should open. On the left hand side, there is a series of menus. Under Output, you can select Color ...
If you have Acrobat Pro, you can run a Fix-up on the pdf to convert the color space to CMYK. When you set-up your Fix-up there is a checkbox to Preserve Black Objects that will convert black text to 100%K.
open up a RGB .pdf you want to convert File > Document Color Mode > CMYK converts your RGB pallete to CMYK Swatches pannel > Add Used Colors adds every color swatch your document uses file swatches used in document are now present in your swatches panel select the color swatch you want to convert to 100%K, be sure to set 'Global' checkbox active this ...
How a CMYK jpeg will display on a client's monitor is a wild variable. As Yorik notes, support for CMYK is spotty at best. Your system is much more sophisticated than your client's, and has color profiles installed that your client doesn't have. That's why the jpeg may look fine to you but awful to the client. There is also a wide variation in how colors ...
You are correct a monitor can not display all print colorspace colors. In fact things are much worse than that, you can not even know how RGB colors display on other monitor. Calibration is the only way to go even if it does not solve the problem. High end monitors can display wider range of colors but currently not wide enough. The opposite is also true ...
CMYK Jpeg, while valid, has limited support in software, especially in browsers and in-built OS preview handlers. It can also vary by software revision. It may be better for you to export an RGB Jpeg file for your clients preview use or provide a PDF or CMYK TIFF instead. OSX CMYK Jpeg color inversion Windows CMYK Jpeg thumbnails do not display (etc)
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