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Grayscale, Line Art, and Vectors 929 Alternatively, make the selection and use the Channel Mixer. Make the selection, and then use the Image, Adjustments, Channel Mixer command. Select the Monochrome check box, adjust the slid- ers if desired, and then click OK. The selection is automatically cut from the CMY channels and pasted into the K channel. From the NAPP Help Desk The National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) offers e-mail assistance to its mem- bers. Here is some advice from the NAPP Help Desk related to issues in this chapter. Moving to a Single Channel I know it's all in Chapter 15, but can I get a summary of the color-grayscale conversion process? Sure! You can simply use Image, Mode, Grayscale. You can precede that with the Image, Adjust- ments, Desaturate command, which often produces a better tonal range. To maintain precise control of the conversion, use the Image, Adjustments, Channel Mixer command. Select the Monochrome check box, and use the sliders to balance the content of the output channel. Afterward, use Image, Mode, Grayscale. Pixels for Printing