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Chapter 15. Color > To create a multi-ink color:

To create a multi-ink color:

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

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: Multi-Ink .

3.
Choose Process Inks: CMYK or Hexachrome.

4.
Click a color, then choose a Shade percentage for that color .

5.
Repeat the previous step for the colors you want to combine with the first color.

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To apply the same Shade percentage to more than one color at a time, Shift-click or Cmd-click/Ctrl-click them first.

6.
Type a Name for the multi-ink color.

7.
Click OK . Click Save, if necessary. The color will appear on the Colors palette and in dialog boxes that have a color option.

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To preview how color mixes look when printed, use one or both of these PANTONE swatch books: Color+Black (spot colors plus black) or Color+Color (spot color combinations).



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