Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Synchronizing color management settings, part of Designing a Poster with InDesign CS4.
Before we start adding content to our pages, let's make sure that we…synchronize our Color Management Settings. I'm going to do this through…Bridge. Basically, the Color Management Settings determine how the RGB of our…placed images is converted to the CMYK when we output, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow,…and Black, which we are going to need to convert our images to for output on an…offset printing press.…But we don't want to have to covert these images in Photoshop. We can just…leave them as RGB and then when we output to a PDF, that's when the conversion…is going to happen. But it's going to happen using specified color profiles…that are attached to the images. We want to make sure that we've got the…right color profiles.…
Now, we can do this on a case-by- case basis in each of our Creative Suite…applications using Color Settings. But it's going to be easier and less…error-prone to do it through Bridge where we can synchronize the settings…across the whole of the Creative Suite.…So in Bridge, I'm going to come to the Edit menu and choose Creative Suite…
Adobe InDesign CS4 and Illustrator CS4 Essential Training are recommended prerequisites to fully execute the techniques in this title.
- Generating ideas for layout and design
- Combining InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
- Establishing a workflow that blends maximum efficiency with maximum editing flexibility
- Choosing appropriate typefaces and imagery
- Choosing colors that convey the message
- Making the most of images
- Creating mockups for client approval and in preparation for printing