Working with CMYK images


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Working with CMYK images

In the last chapter, I went on at some length about RGB images, but the truth is that many people still want to import CMYK images into InDesign and that's fine too, but there are a couple of things you need to keep in mind when importing CMYK files. Here, I have a CMYK file open in Photoshop and I want to save it to disk. So I'm going to go up to the File menu and choose Save As. I put this up on my desktop and I'm going to leave it named baking choco.psd. The first choice I have to make is which format to save this in. These days I normally just save files in the native Photoshop PSD file format. It's very robust, it's very flexible, it works great with InDesign and that's just fine.

TIFF is another good choice. It's even more flexible because you can use it in more programs, but it doesn't have all the features that Photoshop format has. Another good option might be JPEG. JPEG files are much smaller, of course. You can have a CMYK JPEG file. A lot of...

Working with CMYK images
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Working with CMYK images 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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