Converting is necessary because the colour range of RGB images is often larger than that of a printing press. This could however result in a somewhat paler outcome.
RGB images also often have an ink setting that is higher than the recommended 280%, which might result in stains.
We can check and adapt this by clicking on edit and then colour settings.
- Next choose CMYK in Workspace, and select adapted CMYK.
- Change ink settings to 'euro standard coated' and change dot enlargement to 15% to have the ink distribution nicely opaque on the printed material.
- At colour separation options, change the limit for black ink to 100% and the total ink limit to 280%.
- Please go to image, modus, and select CMYK.
- The image has now been converted to the correct colour settings.
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