'Pull out' black and pms for prepress?
I work in Illustrator CS4 and finished 2 faces mailer/postcard for a customer in CMYK mode. After you send the final PDF to the customer, the customer has responded back to me with the request to their print provider for - "native file, with black and PMS burst."
First - the file has been set up as CMYK, so I am asuming this is partly a lazy response/request? (not realizing it was created as a CMYK).
Second - I usually I send the commercial providers of print files in PDF format (quality of print or PDF / x: 1 has) - isn't it enough for them - and why?
I appreciate any idea on this for my own edification, and I would like to know if they asked for it because they don't have certain abilities to 'out' on their end? ... OR if it is because the files PDF does not provide editable (I thought they did)?
Finally, I would like more particularly know what measures should I take to prepare CMYK "exploded". (Step by step please?)
Thank you much in advance.
From my experience, when a print provider requests a color "exploded" there simply want you to provide numbers that you want to match. For example, if there is a Pantone color, they only tell you what is this color number. In this way they can match the number based on the used stock. Of course, if there is no Pantone, you wouldn't 'out' Pantone colors. They might also want to run the job as a job of 5 color and want allows you to specify the Pantone color, you want to use as the 5th color (probably green).
The dark, they can just ask you to clarify this that black you used... they allow to check the fillings will meet their needs. Or that there even rich black present.
Regarding the native file... they may want to change the colors for the best output at their end - color correct photos in response to their environment, etc. There the customization on the piece? You know "Dear Truth is... it's all guessing without direct communication with the printer. PDF/X-1 should be enough... but there may be very good reasons why the printer asks whether they are, especially if they are well known, large scale, printing house. I never hesitate to find refuge impression with their applications... I will not hesitate to provide any customer with native files, however.
Truth is... it's all guessing without direct communication with the printer. PDF/X-1 should be enough... but there may be very good reasons why the printer asks whether they are, especially if they are well known, large scale, printing house.
I never hesitate to find refuge impression with their applications... I will not hesitate to provide any customer with native files, however.
On a flyer, I need to produce black and PMS color. How can I create a PMS color (instead of something on the color wheel or RGB)?
It depends on the application. You use an inDesign application of PAO as Quark XPress, or something else?
Many consumer apps is not able to output CMYK or specific pantone color combinations.
I went to another user in a game that worked well, but when I logged in this user and back in my usual admin user account, every day the screen is black and white while charging. Everything still functions very well except there is no color - all settings in the control panel and NVIDIA Control Panel suggests that it is the color display. If I connect to another account the color returns. Unfortunately system restore has been disabled for some reason any so that I can't restore to an earlier time. I downloaded and re-installed the latest driver for my graphics (NVIDIA 260 M GTX), but this does not solve the problem.
Google search suggests some people have had this same problem, but still there are no solutions. Any help much appreciated.
Try to change the theme and see if it makes a difference.
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- Under theme, select the theme you want, and then click OK. Bottom of the form
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Is it possible to set the default color setting black and white driver and not in color?
I know how to change the setting for each document that I want to print, but I print almost all black and you want to set the driver up to always default to black so I did not change the setting in the properties of each time.
I can't wait to hear that you have questions. This can be set in the preferences. Please see the steps below. If you would like more information about your product, click here.
1. go to the device folder and printer
2. right click on the device
3. Select printing preferences
4. on the quality tab, select the Advanced button
5. in the aspect tab, find levels of grey or black only printing
6. click on the text to fill the drop down
7. Select printing in grayscale or black ink only
8. click on ok
9. on the Preferences dialog box, select apply (this keeps the setting)
10. then click ok
11. attempt print job
I hope this helps!
I'm a black and white photographer, this issue is so important for me to solve. I've been looking online and I still have to find the answer, so I hope someone can help.
I need to know how to set up the profiles of black and white in Photoshop for printing. The printer I have is a canon Pixma Pro 9000 mark II
I need real black and white. Thanks in advance for any help or suggestion. If you need me to provide more information let me know.
I often print black & white work on an Epson, using advanced black & white in the print driver.
A quick Internet search found that there is something similar for Canon - Canon: PIXMA Manual: Guide to Digital Photo printing: printing black and white
I print files scanned in grayscale and have the profile to grayscale in PS 2.2 Gamma value.
If you print digital photos, they will be RGB, but which will probably make no difference. But you have to read the documentation for the Canon if it will be. IOW - if the image must be in grayscale or RGB levels.
Something very important when printing as this is to set the printer to manage colors (not PS) in the dialog box print of PS.
Hello everyone. Last night, I introduced an order of printing for postcards, and got an email back asking that I convert the black back. The thing is that there is nothing on the back of the postcard that is not black and white. I have the original photoshop files, I just save it in photoshop pdf format, but how do the black and white if they are already?
Image > Mode > grayscale.
All other Adobe applications print correctly.
Check your settings in the printer driver dialog box.
If you send a color image on a color printer, Photoshop sends color.
The operating system or the printer driver are the only things that could change the image in black and white.
whenever I'm on chrome internet explore google ect and go to tab it is says unknown error or no internet connection or anything and just takes me chrome ect. I need help with this im involved in a byod class and my computer won't let me on what whatever usually it just starts out black and white and the seeds I my search request
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My scanner is an all-in-one photosmart 5520 and when I scan color photo they come out black and white.
I am a pensioner and not very computer but think it must be something to do with settings, can someone please help. Thanks a lot Shirley01
You must have somehow set it or choose a mode that is black and white only. How do you scan? Computer or printer with the ' scan to '? If from the computer, which is the type selected? If the printer are you scan a document or photo, pdf, pdf seachable etc? If of course, change the setting and see if the colors come out?
Whenever I have print using my "Hp Deskjet Ink Advantage 1515' black ink never gets printed.
Color ink seems to work very well. The cartridge ink levels are really low. It is a problem since I use black and white for documents without photos. When I print something in black, I get everything just a blank page
I ran hp print and scan the doctor but it did not solve my problem, instead, she updated driver for the printer that was not really helpful.
If printing works very well in the beginning, black print cartridge installed, you screenshot, now the black ink is about 20%. But is that the ink level "estimated".
I recommend you replace the black cartridge. If the problem is still there with a new cartridge installed, you may need to contact customer service, they will help on troubleshooting below.
Hope this helps your question.
How to select the pieces of my image in black and white? FOW example letter J or the circle or the two together?
It's actually pretty easy, but I have to assume that you know a few basics in Photoshop
(1) open your existing image
(2) double click on the layer and the 'layer style' appears. In the mix if area set the sliders so the whites in the image disappears
You will be left with just the black elements in design
(3) duplicate layers
and merge them together
to give a standard layer
(4) ctrl or cmd click on the layer to select and create a layer mask
(5) you now have a mask of the image. Duplicate the layer, click alt or option, click on the layer mask to call
(6) the blacks and the whites are not completely black and white for the use of levels to adapt to the absolutes
(7) now you have to decide what you want to select. In this case, I chose the lettering and simply covered everything else to the top with black. You do this by lasso selection and fill and items when it's delicate brush just the details with a black brush "hard." .
(8) at this stage, you can do what you want you have a layer mask. So you can color the text for example
or place in a background color and apply a layer as Beveling effect
Hope that makes some sense. It is much easier to do than to describe.
I've recently upgraded to CS6. For some reason any floating document windows that I move in the workspace, pull out the interface, especially to the left and sometimes to the bottom of the screen. I gave tried Essentials rearmament and Interface to d
I've recently upgraded to CS6. For some reason any floating document windows that I move in the workspace, pull out the interface, especially to the left and sometimes to the bottom of the screen. I gave tried Essentials rearmament and default setting Interface. A message letting me know that by default has been reset but I still have the problem. It's SO frustrating as a large part of the time I can't go to the window, I want to work on. Help, please!
Try resetting preferences
Press and hold the CTRL, ALT, shift (Windows) / command Shift (MAC) Option in starting up of Photoshop.
Note:-make sure you backup Presets/stock/Modified Workspaces/Plugins (if any)
I have windows 7 os. a virus ripped through my registry and pulled out of the recovery points. Removed the hard drive to retrieve data on the device of the black widow on another computer, but cannot access the data due to password protection. How do my stuff? I know that I have to wipe the drive and start over, but I want my files first. I can see them working with the original BACK on the laptop, but they can't get out.
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I recently bought a new notebook Satellite L10-192, and I have trouble with the video out of service.
The image on the TV screen is black and white. I have read and followed the instructions of the manual (indicate the video mode PAL B, etc.), but it is always black and white.
I have Win XP Pro without Service Pack.
Anyone has any advice on this problem? Can I change the resolution or color depth or install Service Packs? Or a Toshiba from the factory CD utility?
Thanks in advance,
In my opinion, your settings on the laptop are right but please check your TV also. I put t know if your TV is a S-video port or you use a S-video adapter. Please check menu TV. Maybe it's for S-video option in the port.
If the TV doesn't have a S-video port, you can connect your unit as follows:
(1) SVID-adapter that brings back the color! It works with any device with an s-video signal through a plug 4-pin or 7-pin. http://www.s-vid.de/images/SVID.gif
(2) SCART - / adapter S-video http://www.mediaatlantic.com/product.php/366/1142//8aa0b1bbaf6020c785221873b2a985bd
My M40-296 with ATI Express 200 M doesn´t work well with TV-OUT. While the BIOS is set to Pal, and the software is configured for PAL-G (Portugal) the image is black and white. I ve tried two cables. A s-video/composite and s-video live.
Can anyone help?
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