×
INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!
  • Students Click Here

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Students Click Here

pdf color matching

pdf color matching

pdf color matching

(OP)
Can't seem to match colors between output published original documents vs output published from pdfs.  Colors published from PDFs are sad.  Have tried HP lasers and Toshiba lasers ... have adjusted device color settings but no success.  Would rather leave devices @ factory settings.  HPs produce better colors but not that close.  Devices have limitations on adjustments but pdf is definitely contributing to the problem.  Has anyone been able to match colors successfully?

RE: pdf color matching

What options are your choosing under Edit, Preferences, Color Management ?  In my copy of Acrobat 6 Pro, I can turn Color Management to ON, and choose to emulate any of a large number of source programs. Have you tried these options ?

Fred Wagner

  

RE: pdf color matching

(OP)
printing from Reader 9.0.  pdfs are generated from GIS application - Intergraph G Technology or Microstation V8i or PowerPoint.  All have poor color ... printing directly from any of these applications using their print/plot tools produces great color.  I haven't tried printing from Adobe Acrobat.  Seems to me Reader should be able to do this.
 

RE: pdf color matching

What application are you using to Capture the print stream from the GIS application - it sounds like the problem may actually be in that phase of the process.  Does your GIS have an 'export to PDF' option ? are you using a distiller function of Acrobat Pro, or a 'free' solution from somewhere else ?

Fred Wagner

  

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members! Already a Member? Login

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close