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Adobe® Illustrator® 10 Classroom in a Book® by Adobe Creative Team

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Exporting flat-color artwork

Flat-color artwork with repetitive color and sharp detail, such as line art, logos, or illustrations with type, should be exported to GIF or PNG-8 format. Flat-color artwork appears best on the Web without any dithering—mixing colors to approximate those not present in the palette. To prevent computers from dithering colors, use Web-safe colors in your artwork.

In this part of the lesson, you'll prepare the artwork to be exported in the GIF format.

Painting with Web-safe colors

You'll start by painting the flat-color buttons in the navigation bar with Web-safe colors.

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In the Layers palette, Alt/Option-click the Logo layer to turn on all layers. Turning on the layers also unlocks them. You'll hide the slices so ...

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