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Topic: Colour source to B&W (greyscale) output?
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 52311
From: mwra
Date: 5/29/2002 04:51 PM


[OS: Windows 98SE, Doc Source: Quark v4.1, Acrobat: v4.05]

Colleagues have been asked to provide PDFs of their Quark source docs in B&W Greyscale as well as colour. The production process at present is to create a B&W copy of the colour Quark doc and then print each via Distiller, resaving as optimised in Acrobat. The design team would like to avoid having to make the B&W source doc.

Is it possible to put a colour source PS job to Distiller and have it converted on the fly whilst creating the PDF? I'm assuming we'd save a separate set of job options for each output colour space. The help PDF on Distiller params seems to indicate this might be possible but I'm out of my depth. (Note: I understand a little about Windows colour management, the 'design' team even less!).

If not by the above method, how should one go about this?

Thanks in advance,

Mark Anderson

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