Incorrect prompt for color profile when opening documents
Despite adjusting the Color Settings so that Profile Mismatches and Missing profiles are all unticked, I always get an error message when opening a document which says "Your current colour settings honour CMYK profiles in linked content but profiles were set to be ignored when this document was created".
There doesn't seem to be any way of stopping these annoying error messages. How do I set up Illustrator to ignore profiles in linked content, like it was when the document was created? Or alternatively to add a default CMYK profile to the linked content automatically?
Yes, extremely annoying. There should surely be some way of avoiding these messages. Maybe the dialog should offer some solutions, such as "From now on ignore profiles in linked content for this document"?
What it doesn't say is whether any of the linked documents have profiles or not.
If they do, this dialog is redundant and the profile can just be honoured from that point on, maybe with an appropriate option for this in the dialog box if it is really needed.
If they don't, then why not give the option to add a default profile.
This whole thing seems to me to be a real mess.
It is not the "ask when [...]" checkboxes. It is your CMYK color management policy.
You can have it set to "Preserve embedded profiles" (what you currently have and what I consider good), but you can also have it set to ignore profiles and just use values (results in inaccurate colors for linked content with a different profile but sometimes people only care about numbers).
In your case if you change your setting to "Preserve Numbers" the popup will go away; but now you are instead stuck with a similar popup whenever opening documents that were created with "Preserve Embedded Profiles". You can't win. It's annyoing.
It really needs a "don't show again" option either on the dialog or as a setting in color settings (like the "profile mismatches" choices).