Join Mordy Golding for an in-depth discussion in this video The Color Blindness preview, part of Illustrator CS4 New Features.
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Good designers take into account many things when creating a design.…For example, contrast. You want to make sure that the design and the colors that…are used are going to be visible in many different conditions. One of the…challenges is making sure that your artwork is visible by those who maybe…colorblind. The most common of which those who have trouble making distinctions…between reds and greens.…Illustrator CS4 now has a proofing function that allows you to simulate what…artwork might look like when being viewed by a colorblind person. In this way,…you can ensure that your designs are high enough in contrast so that anyone can see them.…
I will actually start off by creating a new window here. I'm going to the…Window menu. I'm going to choose New Window. It's going to create a separate…view for that artwork. I see now that I have two actual windows or views of the…same file. Now I was able to do it this way for many times, many years now inside of Illustrator.…However, using this function over here I can actually switch this to be 2-up,…
- Using the new graphic styles behavior Previewing separations Working with the improved Smart Guides and alignment features Simulating color blindness Understanding changes to the default Pathfinder behavior