There are a couple of threads about CMYK support on the Adobe User Forum for
According to one of the moderators there (Arnis, who I'm not sure is on this
list), who has played with this a bit:

"Yes, CMYK (and spot colours too) works when doing the Save As PDF
(Adobe somehow manages to slip in a different postscript header that
isn't available when you manually print to the Adobe PDF printer
instance). The Save As PDF works very well when everything is
configured correctly."

So the trick seems to be electing the SaveAs option rather than Printing,
which is the default for many of us.
I would have done it the other way around, but ...


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On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 10:40 AM, Mike H <senex64 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hmm -
> what does the 'improved CMYK support' in Frame 9 entail? MY CMYK
> colour definitions (Pantone Process) still get converted to RGB if I
> set the joboptions to, 'leave colour as is.' - And I just note that p.
> 446 of the manual still says that the default is CMYK -> RGB
> conversion. However, the next paragraph tells me: "if you deselect
> this option [which one?] Framemaker preserves CMYK colours." What am I
> missing, what option can I deselect to preserve my CMYK views (I only
> import *.eps, so that's not the issue.)?
> I know that in the pdf joboptions I can turn on, "convert all colours
> to cmyk", but that gives me CMYK (colour 'view') -> RGB -> CMYK, and
> my Pantone percentages get all mixed up in the process. How do I
> preserve my CMYK colour definitions without going through RGB?
> Cheers,
> Mike
> ---------------------------------
> Michael Heine
> London, ON
> Canada
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