Ink aliasing


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Ink aliasing

Let's say you have created Duotones and other graphics with this one particular spot color and you have used that spot color throughout your document but then suddenly, you get word from your client or your art director, hold the presses! We need to change the ink! Are you doomed to do it all over again? No, not at all, because InDesign has a feature called Ink Aliasing that lets you map one spot color to another. Let me show you how it works. I am going to open the Swatches panel and we can see that a lot of objects in here use Pantone 361. In fact, these things here, these images are Duotones and they also use Pantone 361, I happen to know.

These are Photoshop Duotones. And my client has told me that I need to do this all in Pantone 286 now. So I will go to the Swatches panel menu and I will say give me a new color swatch. It's going to be a spot color based on a Pantone solid coated library and I will just type 286 here. It's a nice blue color, click OK and we can see it e...

Ink aliasing
Video duration: 4m 50s 8h 3m Intermediate

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Ink aliasing 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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Design
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InDesign
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