Hold down the Command (Mac OS) or Ctrl (Windows) key as you click the Open button when importing a vector EPS graphic to a picture box (File> Get Picture).
This imports the graphic without adding any spot colors it contains to the Colors palette. The spot colors in the graphic will print as CMYK.
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