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Offline nekken

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Printing issues with Photoshop PSD files.
« on: May 30, 2007, 02:01:08 PM »
I am having issues with printing .psd files to a color laser.  The contact sheets print but all the images are monotone blue with very high contrast. (actually look like they might be in negative as well)  The files are saved as CYMK if that makes a difference.  Any suggestions. 

Using Photo Mechanic 4.5.1 on an Intel Mac tower.

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Re: Printing issues with Photoshop PSD files.
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2007, 03:50:51 PM »
I am having issues with printing .psd files to a color laser.  The contact sheets print but all the images are monotone blue with very high contrast. (actually look like they might be in negative as well)  The files are saved as CYMK if that makes a difference.  Any suggestions. 

Using Photo Mechanic 4.5.1 on an Intel Mac tower.

What do the images look like when viewed on screen in either the Preview window or on a Contact Sheet window?

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Re: Printing issues with Photoshop PSD files.
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2007, 07:47:59 AM »
They look normal in the contact sheet and preview.  If I print an image out of preview it looks fine.

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Re: Printing issues with Photoshop PSD files.
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2007, 08:28:25 AM »
They look normal in the contact sheet and preview.  If I print an image out of preview it looks fine.

Can you upload a sample to our server?  Contact me with a Personal Message by clicking on my name to the left of this message.  I'll send you back server upload information.

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Re: Printing issues with Photoshop PSD files.
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2007, 10:58:26 AM »
I'll send you one asap.

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Re: Printing issues with Photoshop PSD files.
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2007, 05:20:29 PM »
Ken,

I'll send you one asap.

I have tested with the sample images you uploaded.  I see what you're talking about.  I found out what is going wrong (the PSD file has an embedded CMYK profile) and have fixed the problem (by just ignoring the profile since the image has already been converted to the RGB color space and the CMYK profile cannot be used properly with that space.)

The fix will appear in the next update.

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Re: Printing issues with Photoshop PSD files.
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2007, 07:34:02 AM »
Thanks,

Ken