How Do I Export a PDF from Illustrator Separated into Spot Colours?

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How do I export a PDF from Illustrator separated into spot colours instead of CMYK?

There’s too many details missing in this question for a proper answer. I don’t even know if you are using Illustrator, Photoshop, or some other program. Did you check the resolution you made your graphics at? Did you make sure the file was built as CMYK as you started? Did you start off a crappy image in low res taken from the Internet? Are you exporting a file as a .pdf and making sure it’s print quality setting, not low res? Are you making .pngs, .jpgs? What file format are you even creating as you export? You need to give a lot more info before anyone can begin to help you.

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