It looks like the problem is specific to background colours in tables. I tested your file and added three filled rectangles with the spot Blue, 100% of the 50% tint and the spot Blue at 50%. These rendered properly to PDF. See attached zip.
Color_test_fm9_agg.zip 16.1 K
Still the same Issue. It does not depend on the Kind of object (Tables/Frames/Text...).
The spot colors are named correctly with 50% of the defined spot color e.g. in PitStop, but the problem is that any percent value of the spot color appears and prints as 100%.
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Sorry, but yes it most certainly does depend upon the object.
In Acrobat, if you use Advanced > Print Production > Output Preview and deselect Process Plates so that only Spot colours are shown, you will see the proper percent of the tints in the example. The table fills all come in at 100%, while the graphic objects are at the specified 50%. You can't trust the screen display colour rendering entirely...
Regardless, it's still yet another bug in FM's CMYK rendering for PDF.
The print preview really shows the spot-color of the frame objects correctly, but I was not able to seperate the plates. So it's not possible to print the file. Apart from the table issue.
Hopefully this bug willl be fixed soon, please inform us.
So we will be able to use a easier workflow without Pitstop with FM9 in the future.