Creating the transparency blend space


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Creating the transparency blend space

Whenever you put any kind of transparency effect on a page, a Drop Shadow or a Photoshop image with a transparent background or whatever, InDesign has to do a bunch of extra calculations in order to ensure that what you are seeing on screen is as accurate as possible. However, the transparency effects all work slightly differently depending on whether you are working in a CMYK or an RGB space. So in order to get an accurate display, you need to tell InDesign whether your document is destined for the screen or for a printing press and the way you do that is to go the Edit menu, scroll down to Transparency Blend Space and choose either Document RGB or a Document CMYK. This document is set to CMYK, which means that I expect it to go to a printing press. I expect it to actually separate out to CMYK plates. But if I were making an interactive document like a PDF or a SWF file then I would definitely want to change this to RGB. Another good reason to use RGB would be if the final document w...

Creating the transparency blend space
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Creating the transparency blend space provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics

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