Previewing color separations onscreen


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Previewing color separations onscreen

Before you send the job off to the printer, you want to make sure that it's going to print correctly. Mainly, you want to make sure that all of your colors are going to separate in the right way. Well, in Illustrator CS4, Adobe added a Separations Preview panel. You can access it by going to the Window menu and then choosing Separations Preview. Now in this document, I actually have one Pantone color being used, plus I have other process colors being used as well. In order to activate Separations Preview, you need to turn Overprint Preview on. I'll do that by just clicking on the button right here in the panel itself. You will notice that I have these little eyeballs that appear to the left of each of these color plates. For example, if all I want to see is just what my Pantone plate is going to look like, I could turn off CMYK altogether. I can also toggle on individual plates as needed.

Now Separations Preview is pretty simple in what it can do. It's nowhere near as robust ...

Previewing color separations onscreen
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Previewing color separations onscreen provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS4 Beyond the Basics

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