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I am using a MAC desk top and a HP Officejet Pro 8620. I am trying to print a PDF Case Study that was created by our Marketing Department.

The main color on our Case study is a yellow / Orange color on the Mac Screen - when I print the yellow is Pink. Its not my cartridges.

I can print a similar case study off our website, and the colors print perfect.

I have had something like this happen to me before. When I go edit a new genealogy picture in iPhoto and try and print it, it is a pinkish red. If I print the original, it prints perfect.

It must have something to do with the editing and not saved correctly into a formate that is printable. I hope this makes sense. I hope there is an answer?

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    I suspect the problem is different embedded color profiles and/or the way each application interprets them. Unfortunately I don't know enough about the subject to help further. – Mark Ransom Dec 8 '16 at 18:33
  • I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this is about color matching in a PDF file, not related to photography. – mattdm Dec 14 '16 at 1:17
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    @mattdm what other site is going to cover color management for printing? The question also mentions genealogy pictures. – Mark Ransom Dec 14 '16 at 15:06
  • @MarkRansom Whether some other site exists doesn't really matter for whether it's on topic here. And the genealogy picture issue seems to just be an incidental example of something similar which had happened before and which happened to be a picture (presumably but not necessarily meaning a photograph!) in that case. – mattdm Dec 14 '16 at 15:09
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The cause of your problems is likely related to color management. Web browsers usually don't perform any color management, but the applications you appear to be having problems with do. Try disabling color management entirely to see if printing works as expected without it. Then you can decide how much effort you want to put into getting color management working properly.

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