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Margaret Sloan <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 10 Feb 1999 21:33:50 -0800
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Ok, so I am a beginner at this printing stuff, but here is my question.

When you design something on the computer, and send it to a service
bureau to be printed, don't you specify the percentages of each CMYK
color? So that everything comes out pretty much the way you designed it,
even if it doesn't look that way on the computer?

I can see if you're working with hand colored illustrations,and scanning
them in yourself, color calibration might be a problem. I give you that.
But my instructors say that it's better to use a scan for FPO, and let
the service bureau scan in the picture if you want high quality.

Forgive my stupidity, but I'm very new- only very few classes under my
belt, and looking for an entry level position to learn more.

Margaret Sloan
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