> *I am running Freehand 9.0.1, on a MAC OS 9.2.2. Acrobat 4
> Here are the problems I am having:
> 1- Color shifts from native Freehand 9 file when exported or print t
> file. Colors are no longer "perky" they are dull. I did export th
> color chips only as a .gif, exact pallette checked. That was fin
> but I need the crisp detail of Freehands vector not chisled pixel
> for the rest of the file.
> 2-Exporting/Print to PDF format.
> The file: 12" x 12" Native Freehand 9 file created on my computer.
> The file contains tiled fills...I know it was against my bette
> Exporting to PDF...I have gone two ways,
> 1) File>Export>PDF>Options>tried all sorts of compression>checked th
> box for compress text & graphics and checked the box for embed al
> fonts. The file does not have the "tiled fills" AND the colors ar
> wrong, much duller and lifeless, my client hated it. Although I di
> check all combinations of the drop down window: RGB, CMYK, RGB
> 2) Changed chooser to Distiller. File>Print>PD
> Options>PrintOptimized. Second drop down window dropped t
> Freehand.0.1>Print setting Normal>checked box USE PPD...Acroba
> Distiller 3010.10>Output Separations>Scale%: Fit to page (Unifor
> does not work)>Color Management=None.
> Separations Tab=checked Separations>checked only the colors in m
> file> Halftone screen 71 lpi/600 dpi, no override>Tranfe
> function:Normalize> Spread size Default.
> Imaging tab = Labels & Marks all boxes checked. Imagin
> Optionschecked Emulsion up and Positive image. Output Options
> checked Split complex pathe Include OPI comments, Convert RGB t
> process(I have tried unchecking also). Images Binary. 126 Max. colo
> steps(and tried default). 80 Flatness (and tried default).
> Paper setup=Paper size: Custom- Orientation> checked automatic.
> I did get one of my files to separate using the the Second way (ar
> each of the separation plates(colors) supposed to be black or shoul
> each plate show with its desired color?
> File 2 was stubborn and I am changing the tiled fills (a whole bunch
> to try to eleminate the limitcheck issue that was reported on the PD
> log. I am STILL working on that file.
> Any thoughts regarding color separations, I have read the FH 9 Manua
> and the Visual Quick Start book.
> Thank you in advance for any assistance AND thank you for readin
> this lengthy email if you have gotten this far!