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Export cmyk gradient to pdf (error) its converted to grayscale

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Hi, i make some gradients in cmyk, but, when i export to pdf to print, some copys of the same image are converted in grayscale, 

 

before:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/1wh3wkikko2xw3u/before.png

 

after:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/o6gwcvg5u859hep/after.png

 

¿Some idea to fixed this?    (i use affinity designer 1.8 in mac)

The leafs, all are copies from the same element.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/zv595zrs9x54f1l/see.png

 

😰

after.png

before.png

see.png


omarvelazquez [Graphic Designer]

 

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Can you provide original art (just the leaves), or at least the PDF, and information on the way it was produced (which PDF export settings were used). 

It would be interesting to know what causes this behavior. You seem to have applied the gradient using an FX but which blend mod?. I tried with a couple of different settings but could not reproduce the problem.

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Hi omarvelazquez :)

Sorry to see this! This certainly is a strange issue that I've not seen previously. 

Could you please upload a copy  of your .afdesign file to the following link for me?

https://www.dropbox.com/request/2F0iYsjSyjPH9B3HH0QR

Once this has been done, please reply here to let me know and provide a screenshot of your Export settings, including the 'More' options.

Many thanks in advance!

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HI!  here the original file and the screenshot,  thanks !!!

Captura de pantalla 2020-02-28 10.18.34.png

bio carta curvas.afdesign


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Thanks, this is an interesting case. The gray part is four-color gray but I have different leaves gray than you. If you produce this with PDF/X-1a it seems to render the leaves just fine. I'll continue playing with this, I have not seen similar problems before with Affinity apps...

bio carta curvas_pdfx1a.pdf

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Found it. Turn OFF the "Advanced features" ("Caracteristicas avanzadas")!

avanzadas.jpg.8e5e33eccafcb8aa0be4017a04cc0e61.jpg

EDIT: This feature once caused strange feature with a job that was tried to be imported in CorelDRAW. I do not understand why this option is turned on by default as it seems to be causing problems.

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Hi, i turn of, advanced feautures, the document its exported in color but, u can see the error in the leaves.

Very thanks for ur help.

(attach file)

bio_carta_curvas.pdf


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Hi, i export again, with PDF/X-1 and CMYK (especified) and all be OK,   😁

Very thanks, the trouble its fixed!

bio_carta_curvas.pdf


omarvelazquez [Graphic Designer]

 

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