Convert Color to Grayscale in Adobe Acrobat

Acrobat: converting color to grayscale

In order to qualify for black & white pricing on the plotter printer (Epson T5270D), your image must first be converted to grayscale. If your image is submitted in color, you will be charged for the color price.

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Open PDF file in Acrobat

Select Print Production from the toolbar on the right

Preflight Menu
Select Preflight
Acrobat - Preflight
Pull down the Essentials tab & select Prepress, Color, and Transparency
Acrobat - Preflight Menu
Choose Convert to Grayscale from the Convert Colors menu  

Select Analyze and Fix

Adobe will prompt you to save your file and a Save As PDF dialog box appears. 

Save your file with a unique name. 

Acrobat - Green Check
Once you select Save, Adobe will convert your file.

If there are no issues, you will receive a green checkmark .

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