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Incorrect Color Representation when Printing from Adobe Acrobat Version 9.0

Document ID:SO5014

Usergroup :External


Color matching problem; Color change; Color altered; Color misrepresented; Color mismatch; Skewed pantone; Incorrect color tables; Adobe Reader 8 printed document differs from Reader 9.0; colors do not match; Blue looks purple; Green looks gray; blue looks gray; Dark red


Adobe Version 8; Adobe Reader version 8; Adobe Reader version 9; Adobe Acrobat



What you will see

Color shift represented by the samples below after an upgrade to Adobe Acrobat Reader 9.

Adobe Reader Version 8


Adobe Reader Version 9


Suggested Fix

  1. In Adobe Reader 9.0, select Print.
  2. In the print dialog, select Advanced.
  3. In the advanced dialog, check Print as Image, and then select OK.
  4. Click OK again in the print dialog to print the document.

Adobe Reader 9 with "Print as Image" selected


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