Join David Blatner for an in-depth discussion in this video Aliasing spot colors, part of InDesign Insider Training: Color.
- In the last movie I talked about the ink manager…dialogue box,…which you can find in various ways,…including the Print dialogue box,…the Export PDF dialogue box…and down here at the bottom of the Swatches panel menu.…I showed you how the ink manager…lets you convert spot colors to process colors,…but is also does something else pretty cool,…ink aliasing.…But before I show you that,…I wanna point out they use standard lab values…for Spots check box.…That sounds technical, but what it really means…is you get better quality color…when you print to a desktop color printer,…like an inkjet or a color laser printer.…
I usually turn that check box on…and I leave it on all (laughs) the time…for my documents.…Ink aliasing, what's that about?…Ink aliasing is important…when you've used one spot color,…but you really wanna use another.…For example, here in this document…from my Exercise Files folder,…you can see that I have…three different Spot Colors…that are kind of similar to each other.…I think that's a mistake.…I think they were actually supposed…
- RGB vs. CMYK
- Spot colors vs. process colors
- Applying colors
- Converting spot colors
- Creating swatches
- Exploring color with the Color Picker, Color Theme tool, and Adobe Color
Skill Level Beginner
1. First Things First: Understanding Color in InDesign
Spot color vs. process color2m 23s
2. Color Techniques
3. Creating Swatches
4. Exploring Color Interactively
Next steps1m 13s
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