Unique spot color grayscale image conversion


I'm trying to convert a grayscale image in a single spot color image. The spot color is PMS425C, color gray, but as I'm only printing 2 colours I need to convert these images in one spot color.

Can someone please help?

Thank you


Have you seen the monotonous separated to CMYK?  If so, you can not make the PDF correctly and the place is being converted. It can still have CMYK channels, but they are empty and will not end plates.  Check your output to PDF settings and check the ink Manager that the tasks are retained.  In addition, there are more than one way to display preview of the output that can be confusing at first.

You export as PDF X / 1a and if your settings are correct, when you view in output preview (separations) in Acrobat, you should see the spot as a task.

Try to save your monotonous as .psd too many other formats will support the monotonous.  If you view separations in ID, you will be able to see if your file supported by spot color.

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