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RGB, CMYK, rotated pages, and PDF error

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This is a weird one.
I have a FM 9 file. It's a chapter within a book. It has both portrait and landscaped pages.
If I "Save as PDF" from FM 9, and do not check "Convert CMYK colors to RGB," the landscaped pages do not rotate to landscape in the PDF output. That's bad.
If I "Save as PDF" the same way, but do "Convert CMYK colors to RGB," the landscaped pages correctly rotate to landscape in the PDF output.
Problem: I do not want to convert any CMYK components to RGB.
P.S. If I "Print Book" as PDF, the output is correct, but all hyperlinks within the file become inactive, and colors are converted to RGB, which we cannot have.
Also, I have experimented with the Distiller setting for treating pages Collectively or Individually, but without any success.
Thanks for any insight.

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> Problem: I do not want to convert any CMYK components to RGB.
Can you explain why?
I can think of a couple of scenarios, and in #1, the RGB conversion might not matter.
If you are sending the Ps or PDF to a print shop for matching to named library colors (such as Pantone), what's important is that the color Name be encoded in the output. The print shop software usually ignores the CMYK values, and uses it's own library definition for the named color. Unless FM is deleting the color name on RGB conversion (and I've never dug into that), I'd expect the print shop to ignore the RGB values as well.
If you are sending locally developed raw CMYK, as named-but-not-library-named colors, to the print shop, then yes, you need to stay in CMYK space, or use a post-processing tool that does RGB->CMYK recovery.
What are you doing to simulate color management?
FM has no color management, so FM output tends to be a collage of local and imported objects, in various color models, without color tag or profile information, or having embedded tag/profile information that may or may not be recognized downstream. In your PDF job options, you can specify (for example) Tag Images for Color Management, in which case the PDF job option defaults will be applied-to/override any tags or profiles that happen to be present.
Be wary of Tag Everything for Color Management.
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