I'm working on a PDF document in InDesign where the A-Master would have an an image with a seamless pattern as a background. However, after exporting, whenever I look at the PDF on Preview (but not in Adobe Acrobat), the image in the A-Master would have a weird color difference, like it would appear more saturated, compared to the rest of the document.

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Apple's Preview application has many rendering issues. It should never be used for proofing professional-level PDFs.

If you need PDFs to appear accurate in Preview, dumb them down - RGB color, low to medium resolution images, no spot colors, no overprints or blending modes, etc.

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