Commercial printing II: Publisher and color printing

Color printing options for your publication

Choose the right type of color printing for your publication. After you've created the perfect publication in Publisher 2007, determine what kind of color printing is best to use.

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About this course

This course includes:

  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the different types of colors available to use for your printed publication.

  • Determine whether you need color separation and if so, what kind.

Before you begin

This is the second course in a five-course series about preparing a publication for commercial printing.

See Commercial printing I: Understand your printing options before taking this one.

When you've completed this course, go on to Commercial printing III: Publisher and printed graphics.

Topics in this course

  1. Color printing and your publication

  2. Spot-color printing

  3. Process-color printing

  4. Process-color plus spot-color printing uses cyan, yellow, magenta, and black plus one spot color.

  5. Quick reference card

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