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InDesign (2 & CS) to PDF Problem
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turk.o
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Nov 11, 2003, 09:19 PM
 
I am having a very weird problem with InDesign, and I've had it for awhile but I finally am trying to get some help.

When i export an InDesign document that has a bitmap image in it to a press or print quality PDF it exports it, but somehow changes the solid black to an 91% fill. i have double checked everything i can think of, and the image is definitely 100% solid black in inDesign and when i open the PDF in photshop, it is 91% and it drives me crazy. the same thing happens in both 2.0.2 and CS (3.0).

for a sample of the 91% problem download either of these PDFs here:

http://www.crimethinc.com/downloadsready/ftaa.html

some insight into what is going on would be appreciated.
     
godzookie2k
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Nov 11, 2003, 09:34 PM
 
I don't use ID if I can avoid it, but I've never had the problem, you might want to double check your color settings, or try making your bitmaps four color blacks.
     
straightedge
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Nov 11, 2003, 10:33 PM
 
this is most likely a problem with the PS color setting you are using. Your blacks stay 100% on the files I downloaded and checked in acrobat and Photoshop
     
   
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