Previewing color separations


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Previewing color separations

Traditionally, when a color publication needs to be printed, somebody at the printer takes each color page--like what you see here in screen--they separate it into the four basic process colors, which are cyan, magenta, yellow, and black. Those are the four inks that are loaded on a press, and various combination of those colors produce basically every color that you see in front of you. They don't load one million colors on the press in order to produce these lovely flowers. In addition to the process colors, there's something called spot colors, which are additional colors that are specific color, like say the red of the Coca-Cola logo, that cannot be reproduced in CMYK.

And so they pay for a fifth ink. That's spot color. That's the quick little color separation 101, to let you know why color separation is of critical importance to print production. Now, there is a place in Adobe Acrobat where you can preview the color separations, but if you look for a dialog box or a...

Previewing color separations
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Previewing color separations provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción as part of the Acrobat X Essential Training

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