RE: Problem with color in Acrobat 4.0

Subject: RE: Problem with color in Acrobat 4.0
From: Robert Heath <rheath -at- eGain -dot- com>
To: "'techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2000 10:39:30 -0800

Thanks to everyone who replied both to the list and directly to me. Seems I
had forgotten to check Adobe's web site for the latest PS drivers. Doh! I
downloaded 5.1.2 and configured Distiller with it. PDFs now display color
perfectly. TIP: after configuring Distiller like this, reboot your system
before trying to use it. Otherwise, it's the dreaded blue screen for you.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Read [mailto:seread -at- pacbell -dot- net]
> Sent: Sunday, March 05, 2000 8:43 PM
> Subject: Re: Problem with color in Acrobat 4.0
> Robert Heath wrote:
> >
> > On a FrameMaker document I have written, I have placed
> "Draft -- 3/3/00" in
> > magenta at the top of my master pages. When I save it as a
> PostScript file,
> > convert it to PDF with Distiller, and then open it in
> Acrobat, the Draft
> > header is gray. In the Distiller Job Options, I have
> selected Leave Color
> > Unchanged under the Color tab, but still the heading is gray.
> >
> > Has anyone had a similar problem? If so, how did you solve it?
> Yes. It made me crazy until I realized that I needed a *color* PS
> printer driver installed.
> Steve Read

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