Gradient objects overprint randomly?

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Lucie Deinzer
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Gradient objects overprint randomly?

Post by Lucie Deinzer » 27 Jan 2020, 09:13

Hello all!

Recently I had to encounter a rather weird phenomenon in QXP 2018: Color gradient objects randomly overprint an underlying fond 8see enclosures). And for these objects the overprint settings in the color palette are inactive.

How can I master the overprinting behavior of QXP is such cases?

Many greetz from Germany!
Lucie

without overprint preview in Acrobat: https://www.dropbox.com/s/8fe6t5mqbqp35 ... t.png?dl=0

with overprint preview in Acrobat: https://www.dropbox.com/s/i5p3mv1w8yr9p ... g.png?dl=0

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MikeWenzloff
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Re: Gradient objects overprint randomly?

Post by MikeWenzloff » 27 Jan 2020, 13:45

Greetings from Oregon (USA), Lucie!

I cannot seem to replicate the problem in v.2018.

Would you be able to upload your sample document?

Thank you, Mike

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Re: Gradient objects overprint randomly?

Post by A Palaniappan (Quark) » 28 Jan 2020, 01:34

Hi,

Kindly share the project with required fonts, images, profiles with the project to troubleshoot the issue. (apalaniappan@quark.com)

Kindly try outputting with Composite CMYK&Spot output setup and verify.

Thanks
A. Palaniappan
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Lucie Deinzer
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Re: Gradient objects overprint randomly?

Post by Lucie Deinzer » 28 Jan 2020, 05:16

Hi 😊

Attached you‘ll find my sample document; fonts are not necessary.

I‘m really curious if one of you will get other results …

Thanks in advance ad more greetings!
Lucie
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QXP_Gradients.zip
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MikeWenzloff
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Re: Gradient objects overprint randomly?

Post by MikeWenzloff » 28 Jan 2020, 16:36

Here are 2 pdfs using different as-shipped output profiles (default and press). Neither exhibit the issue.
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Lucie Deinzer
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Re: Gradient objects overprint randomly?

Post by Lucie Deinzer » 29 Jan 2020, 05:26

Hi Mike,

thanks for your engagement!

You put me on the right track to find the right setting: The Transparency must not be reduced but has to be exported natively.

I‘ll make some testing on former QXP-Versions for it seems to me that this is another new behaviour.

Greetings!
Lucie
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MikeWenzloff
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Re: Gradient objects overprint randomly?

Post by MikeWenzloff » 29 Jan 2020, 11:18

Hi Lucie.

I get correct output using pdf/x-1a (flattened transparency) also.

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