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Usage of ADesigner 1.9.1

I want to export a CMYK-File and I want that the exported PDF contains a spotcolor. I tried several possibilities - but the goal is not reached. The exported PDF contains no spotcolor, the export is converted to CMYK.


Here are some pictures:

I choosed the spotcolor for this circle

Choosen the spotcolor


I choosed "honor spotcolors" in the exportsettings




Here is the result, shown in Adobe Acrobat in the Preview-Panel: there is no spotcolor.
The colorvalue of CMYK displayed by PitStop.




Regards, Martin

iMac 27", 2017/Big Sur 11.2.2
MacMini M1/BigSur 11.2.2

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Hi muelli75,

The colour you're pointing at hasn't been set to a spot. Spot colours are identified by having a dot in the lower right of them. The top right indicator is that it has overprint applied to it, and the lower left is that it is a Global Colour.

When you create the Global Colour you need to ensure you check the 'Spot' option.

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