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There is inconsistency in the colour rendering between what is viewed on screen (2017 MacBook pro – calibrated) and some of the default pdf export options.

I have tested this on the defaults for PRINT, WEB and FLATTEN.

The document is set up as CMYK and the placed image is also set as CMYK – as are all the colours used in the document.

The image enclosed here is a screen capture of the Publisher working document.

WYO-AS-Screen Capture.pdf

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Enclosed here is the actual pdf generated by Publisher using the default FLATTEN setting.

Note the red block behind the W (Wellington).

This is a good rendering of the original colour values and is really the only colour-accurate export option at this time.

It represents a good workaround as you can specify your own settings based on this default and save them.


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