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Chapter 15. Color > To create a process color for print output:

To create a process color for print output:

1.
Choose Edit > Colors (Shift-F12), then click New.

Fast track to Edit Color

If the Item > Modify dialog box is open, choosing Color: Other in the Box, Frame, Line, Picture, or Cell pane gets you to the Edit Color dialog box. Ditto for Paragraph Attributes (Rules pane) and Character Attributes.


or

If an item is selected, Control-click/Right-click in the Colors palette and choose New. (If a table is selected, use the Content tool.)

2.
Choose Model: TRUMATCH or FOCOLTONE or choose one of the PANTONE process or hexachrome options . Then enter the desired color number in the TRUMATCH, FOCOLTONE, or PANTONE field or scroll through the swatches and click a swatch . PANTONE solid colors are four-color process colors that simulate spot colors.

or

Choose Model: CMYK , enter percentages (or move the sliders to the desired percentages) from a color matching book in the Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black fields , then type a name for the color in the Name field . The vertical bar controls brightness (the amount of black in the color).

3.
Uncheck Spot Color .

4.
Click OK.

5.
Click Save. The color will appear on the Colors palette and in dialog boxes that have a color option.

TIP

To speed up processing, move any matching system files that you're not going to use to a separate folder within the QuarkXPress application folder.



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