Corel Draw

Hi, I'm trying to output a file to a PDF to go to print.

In the original document, the text is set to 100% black, and there is a grey box which is at 40% black.

When I output it my print man is telling me that the text is being converted to RGB and is say, 80%R, 80%G, 80%B ... this will lead to haloing as the text is quite small in places (6pt).

I am using Corel X6 - is there something I am doing wrong here, any help would be most appreciated...
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Jeremy BromleyIT ConsultantAsked:
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EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
This guide to creating PDFs for a printshop is for an old version of CorelDraw (v12)
I only have X4 myself, but many of the principals mentioned, still apply.
http://www.onlineprinters.com/?websale8=diedruckerei.02-aa&tpl=$ws-cms/1009.en_eu.html

I know the postscript option is for fine print ... I don't know if that will help in your case.

If you don't get an answer here you could try posting a question in the Corel Community
http://community.coreldraw.com/share/w/howto/how-to-export-from-coreldraw
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Jeremy BromleyIT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Unfortunately that didn't help, I'll perhaps try exporting as Postscript ...
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EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
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EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
I presume jbromley does not really intend to close to this question without awarding points.
My EPS suggestion was described as "Very helpful"
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Jeremy BromleyIT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Very helpful, I ended up outputting as EPS which did the trick in the end.
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