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use PDF profile for exporting true colour maps

September 29 2011 | 0 comments
Categories: Publishing

hi there, In order to keep our colours true from the screen to the printing, I should integrate a PDF-Profile delivered by the printing plant. If I go to file > print > PDF I can change the PDF settings and have the option "save as". But I can't find how to import existing settings, i.e. another profile. could you please help me? Thank you very much.

Mapping Center Answer:

ArcMap does not have the ability to import or embed color profiles in its output either through Export or Print. You will need to work with the printing plant to obtain the best results which may include a few trial and error attempts. In some of the forum few posts, it has been suggested that TIF export may also be an acceptable output for the print shop, and this format may be easier for you to modify via Illustrator.

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