Incorrect image placement after VDM Merge in mColor
This document assumes you are familiar with mColor and the Image Merge feature.
For more details on this functionality, please see the informative video located on our
web site here:
If you submit a #10 envelope to the VDM merge workflow, it may look similar to this:
Let’s say we want to add a graphic in the lower-left corner of the envelope, such as this one:
We would submit this into our VDM Image Input workflow, which would add it to mColor’s
After merging, we would expect our resulting file to look like this:
If you get unexpected results, like the image seen below, that may be a rotation issue
from Acrobat. This doesn’t happen if the original file is setup correctly, but when a rotation is applied in Acrobat, only the preview is rotated. The file contents are not. The RIP honors the actual file rotation and ignores the view rotation.
This could lead to unexpected results in mColor, that look like this:
In this example, the original artwork was created in a portrait orientation, as seen on the next Page.
This can be corrected in the original art file but it should be noted a PDF-X format will apply the orientation to the contents as well as the preview.