Convert spot colors to process Print Production


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Converting spot colors to process

When you're working on a project, it's best if you determine at the beginning of the project, whether you're going to print in spot colors or process, because you can get some disappointing results if you start by working in spot colors and then later on in the project you convert to CMYK. Now keep in mind sometimes you have no choice. So for example, if this job is now going to print on a digital press, we're probably not going to get quite as bright colors, because they can't print spot colors. But it's a good idea to find out what's going to happen early on, before we send this to the printer. So to get an idea, if you look at that bright green, it's quite vibrant. Over here in the swatches panel, if I double-click on that swatch and check preview, it would take me two steps to convert this to process. First, I have to change it from Color Mode Book Color, to Color Mode CMYK, and then it will allow me to change this to process.

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Converting spot colors to process
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Converting spot colors to process provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Essentials: Spot Colors and Varnish

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