The Color Management options


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The Color Management options

In this exercise, I'm going to show you the last of the Print dialog box settings, the ones that control Color Management and Flattener Settings, and flattening is what Illustrator has to do to certain complex objects in order to make them conform to be PostScript printing standard. I am going to go up to the File menu, choose the Print command once again, Ctrl+P, Command+P, are your keyboard shortcuts. Inside the big Printer dialog box, I'll go ahead and switch to the Color Management option right there. We can see that my Document Profile, this is a CMYK document, and the profile is U.S. Web Coated (SWOP)v2, and we specified that when we setup our color settings way, way back at the beginning of this series.

So that's to be expected. Now it's possible that your printer, your commercial printer uses a different profile and if they give you a different profile, and they tell you they want you to use it, then by all means, you should use it, they will tell you how load it...

The Color Management options
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The Color Management options provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Deke McClelland as part of the Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

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Design
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