Hi Jacob

Thank you for your reply.

I don't want to select the "Convert CMYK Colors to RGB" option. In fact, I
never want to "convert" colors, because I think that "converting colors"
gives unpredictable results and is therefore a bad idea. Remapping colors,
using tools like Enfocus PitStop, works better. So, if I use CMYK in Frame,
I want CMYK in my PDFs as well, but that's a different (Windows GDI) issue.



-- 
Yves Barbion
www.scripto.nu



On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 4:33 PM, Jacob Sch?ffer <js at grafikhuset.dk> wrote:

> Unfortunately the "Save As PDF" function in FM9 has some problems with the
> font handling engine. Sometimes this function substitutes fonts that
> actually are available on the system, and sometimes other weird things
> happen.
>
> Also unfortunately, this is the only way to preserve CMYK colours in placed
> TIFF images, since *printing* to PDF does NOT work this way. Printing to
> PDF
> does not cause the same font problems, however, and since you want "Convert
> CMYK Colors to RGB" turned on you might print to PDF instead.
>
> Printing is *much* faster than "Save As PDF" (which is hopelessly slow).
>
> Btw, the "Save As PDF" function implements PostScript more or less as of
> the
> FrameMaker Unix version, but printing to PDF uses Windows GDI for the same.
> So, there IS a huge difference between the two "to PDF" routes (this is new
> in FM9).
>
> Best regards / Med venlig hilsen
> Jacob Sch?ffer  |  Chief Developer
> ----------------------------------
> Grafikhuset (House of Graphics)
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> Phone: +45 4439 4400
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>
>
>
>
> -----Oprindelig meddelelse-----
> Fra: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com
> [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] P? vegne af Yves Barbion
> Sendt: 9. december 2009 13:39
> Til: framers at lists.frameusers.com
> Emne: FM9: Unable to create PDF when "Convert CMYK Colors to RGB" is not
> selected
>
> Hi group
>
> Has anyone seen the following problem:
>
> Using FM9p250, save the FM file as PDF:
>
>   - With the option "Convert CMYK Colors to RGB" selected, the PDF gets
>   generated but the clipping path in EPS graphics is gone (the bounding box
>   gets a white background even when the Fill pattern is set to none).
>   - With the option "Convert CMYK Colors to RGB" not selected, the PDF
>   cannot be generated and the following error message appears "maker:
>   Unknown exception caught in EnumerateFonts routine. Please Restart your
>   machine."
>
>
> Thanks.
>
> --
> Yves Barbion
> www.scripto.nu
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