Converting color images to grayscale in Distiller
Thread poster: French Locale

French Locale
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Jun 28, 2005

Hello,

I'm working on a FrameMaker document and have to create several PDFs out of it, including one in which the images should be converted from color to grayscale.

Would one of you know which options to select in Distiller 6.0 in order to get grayscale images?

Thanks!

Véronique


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Chantal Chabot  Identity Verified
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Bonjour Véronique,

Je ne crois pas que tu puisses convertir des image couleur en grayscale avec Distiller. Mais, tu peux le faire avec Photoshop.

Chantal


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Conversion de l'intégralité du document Jun 28, 2005

Bonjour Chantal,

En fait, je ne cherche pas à convertir les images à la source, vu que sur le fichier FrameMaker d'origine les images doivent rester en couleur, mais lors de la conversion du fichier FrameMaker en PDF, il faudrait faire en sorte que les images s'affichent en nuances de gris et non plus en couleur.

Véronique


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Chantal Chabot  Identity Verified
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Framemaker Jun 28, 2005

J'aurais vraiment aimé pouvoir t'aider. Désolée.

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Merci, Jun 28, 2005

C'est sympa quand même d'avoir essayé)

Bonne fin de journée,

Véro


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English please? Jun 29, 2005

Could anyone please translate the above conversation into English so that other forum users may benefit from the proposed solution?

Thanks,
Benjamin


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xxxOlaf
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Use the Black & White Distiller option Jun 29, 2005

You can simply create a PostScript file and distill it. (Select the Black & White option on the Paper/Quality tab before you distill it.) This will create a document with grayscale images. You can also install a PostScript printer driver that doesn't support color and print to a PostScript file and distill it.

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Thanks! Jul 1, 2005

Hello Olaf,

Thanks a lot for your tip - I'll have a try and let you know!

Véronique

P.S.: and sorry for moving to French in-between


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