I remember when my family got our first color television set. Back then, there weren’t many programs broadcast in color, so a color television was a strange and mysterious thing.
No one in the family knew how to make the pictures look realistic. We jumped up to adjust the image whenever we changed channels. My sister and I spent more time fiddling with the TV controls than watching the shows.
Well, not many people understand how color is managed in desktop publishing. They don’t know how to make colors look better or how to control images from different applications. They spend most of their time fiddling with the knobs.
Color is a very complex subject — far too deep for the scope of this book. This chapter covers most ...