Chapter 8Color

IF YOUR PRINT BUDGET ALLOWS, adding color to a publication can make the difference between ordinary and extraordinary. QuarkXPress includes several features that enable you to design multicolor publications. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to create several kinds of colors—including process, spot, and multiple-ink colors—and how to apply colors to text, items, and pictures. You’ll also discover how to apply two-color blends to box backgrounds, how to manage the colors in a layout, and how to set up basic color management to ensure that onscreen color display matches print output as closely as possible.

Creating new colors

Every new print layout includes six default colors: cyan, magenta, yellow, and black—the ...

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