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White Overprint Problems in Adobe Illustrator

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

When The Washington Post NewsArt department shifted over from Freehand MXa to Illustrator CS2 in 2007 we started experiencing reproduction problems associated with white-overprints and rich-black. When this results in a million confused readers, this can be a major headache.

Example Problem Graphic – Where are the white (reverse) numbers in the bar chart?

problem white overprint

Fixed Graphic – Note white numbers in bar chart on the right.

fixed white overprint