Images for Digital Documents Designed in InDesign CS5


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Working with images

When designing for print, we use CMYK for images and color. But when we're creating digital documents, we need to use RGB because our ultimate destination for these documents will be on the computer screen. By default, when there's no document opened and we go to our Swatches panel, you'll see that there are CMYK images in here. But if we make a new document--I am going to File > New > Document--and we change our Intent to Web, and click OK, you'll see they all switch to RGB. There's no need to have to worry about changing these beforehand. Let's say we make a brand-new color swatch, and it happens to be CMYK.

I am going to change its color to something like this. If we want to convert this back to RGB, all we have to do is double-click and go to Color mode, and change it to RGB and click OK. Something else to look out for is our Transparency Blend Space. By going to Edit > Transparency Blend Space, we want to be sure we're using Document RGB. The Transp...

Working with images
Video duration: 2m 37s 3h 51m Intermediate

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Working with images provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by James Fritz as part of the InDesign CS5: Interactive Documents and Presentations

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Design Web
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InDesign
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