No. The preview in the PDF shows them as identical—colour values, colour space, ICC profiles.. all identical.I'm sorry this is way over my head but....Wouldn't the fact "The only difference is the image on the right sits on a transparent layer in photoshop, and the Left image is flattened." make them different on purpose? I would think them printing different is correct. If you want them the same create them the same, right?
We export PDFs from Indesign/Illiustrator using Adobe PDFx-4 presets. Then drag into the Fiery Command Workstation.How do you print to your fiery? Are you using Hotfolder, or the print driver? Your driver might be overwriting settings. I don't use the driver for anything on our printers.
Thanks Dov. I would love the learn where these 'enhancements' are. As I mentioned we will get Konica involved here to help us with a solution. thanks for your attention.The fact that content pre-converted to CMYK looks “flat and lifeless” is indicative that the EFI RIP is not strictly conforming to ICC color management. It apparently is trying to “improve” the color conversion per EFI's own ideas of what is correct. IIRC, there are options on EFI RIPs to disable such “enhancements” (which, FWIW are not in the underlying Adobe PDF Print Engine code upon which EFI RIPs are based, but are EFI additions).
Thanks YourCastle, did this too.lol, I ask myself that question in all aspects of my life.
still just throwing darts blindly... how about turning on "Optimize RGB Transparency"?
i don't think imposition has color settings, so I'm guessing you're using hot folders which has a setting that is wonky?Fiery processing colour differently if 1up or if using the built-in imposition for 2up
If by 'hotfolder' you mean dragging production PDFs into the job list area of the Command Workstation interface, then yes we use hotfolders.i don't think imposition has color settings, so I'm guessing you're using hot folders which has a setting that is wonky?
How about this, select two jobs, one that you know works and one that doesn't to compare settings. If they have different settings, the setting will be blank. That might be the setting that's throwing things off?
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