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Adobe Color Correction

This document details how to keep colors accurate when exporting and printing as PDF


Adobe inDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Printing from Photoshop


Adobe inDesign

1. In an opened document:

        1. Select "File" in the upper left-hand corner.

        2. Select "Export."

Screenshot of InDesign File Menu

2. In File Explorer:

        1. Rename your document.

        2. Select "Save."

Screenshot of File Explorer

3. On the following screen:

        1. Select the Output tab.

        2. Change Color Conversion to "Convert to Destination..."

        3. Ensure Profile Inclusion Policy is set to "Include Destination Profile."

Screenshot of Output Screen

4. Select "Export" on the bottom right-hand side of the screen.

Screenshot of Output Tab


Adobe Illustrator

1. In an opened document:

        1. Select "File."

        2. Select "Save as..."

Screenshot of Illustrator

2. In File Explorer:

        1. Rename your document.

        2. Select "Save."

Screenshot of File Explorer

3. On the following screen:

        1. Select the Adobe PDF Preset: menu.

        2. Select "[High Quality Print]."

Screenshot of Save Adobe PDF Screen

4. On the same screen:

        1. Select "Output."

        2. Make sure the color presets Color Conversion, Destination, and Profile Inclusion Policy are set to the same settings as the screenshot.

        3. Select "Save PDF."

Screenshot of Output Tab


Printing from Photoshop

1. In the document you would like to print:

        1. Select "File."

        2. Select "Print..."

Screenshot of PhotoShop File Menu

2. Select "Print Settings."

Screeenshot of Print Settings

3. In the Print Settings:

        1. Select the Document Size dropdown menu.

        2. Select "11" x 17"."

        3. Select "OK."

Screenshot of Print Properties

4. Select "Print."

Screenshot of Print




Keywords:color, correction, Adobe, InDesign, Illustrator   Doc ID:20808
Owner:Kris C.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2011-10-18 13:27 CSTUpdated:2022-11-28 11:56 CST
Sites:UW Green Bay
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