Understanding the Transparency Blend Space in InDesign


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026 Understanding Transparency Blend Space

The magic of InDesign's effects all happens via Adobe's transparency technology, which allows us to blend colors and detail from different objects. In order for it to all work there has to be a consistent color space for InDesign to use when it blends colors. This is called the transparency blend space and it's really important that you understand it in order to get the most out of InDesign's effects. Let's see how it works. So when we use transparency effects, InDesign compares different objects and combines their colors and detail. In order for objects to be blended, they have to be in the same color space.

So when you apply transparency, InDesign converts everything on a spread to the transparency blend space, regardless of whether that object is actually involved in the effect. And it's important to note that when I say things are converted, I don't mean that InDesign goes out and alters your Photoshop or Illustrator files; they are left completely alone. Wha...

026 Understanding Transparency Blend Space
Video duration: 8m 2s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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026 Understanding Transparency Blend Space provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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