Applies to- QuarkXPress 10/2015 on Mac OS and Windows OS.


Error occurs in Acrobat or a blank PDF is displayed on opening the QuarkXPress outputted PDF with Native Transparency & CCITT Compression.


  1. Launch QuarkXPress and open the existing print project.

  2. Navigate to File> Export> Layout as PDF and select the PDF output style.

  3. Go to compression tab, in the Monochrome settings, change the compression from CCITT Group 3/4 to None.

  4. Click OK and save the PDF.