Overprinting


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Overprinting

Many designers, especially those who been in the biz for a while, are used to using a technique called overprinting. For example, they might grab a frame, drag out an area and then fill it with the color, for example yellow. Then they want to overprint. That is they don't want to knock out the colors behind it. They want to actually see whatever is behind this yellow. You can overprint an object in InDesign by going to the Window menu and choosing Attributes. The Attributes panel has several options for overprinting. In this case, the object only has a fill so it will only let me overprint that fill. So I have turned on Overprinting but I still cannot see through the object. I can't see those colors behind it. Why not? Because I have not yet turned on Overprint Preview.

I will head up to the View menu and choose Overprint Preview and now I can actually see through the object because it's no longer knocking out the colors behind it. Overprint Preview is a great way to get a ...

Overprinting
Video duration: 2m 10s 8h 3m Intermediate

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Overprinting 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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