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Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design and Web Premium All-in-One For Dummies by Fred Gerantabee, Christopher Smith, Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 5: Understanding Color

In This Chapter

check.png Using color in page layout

check.png Looking at color controls and models

check.png Discovering swatches and swatch libraries

Color can be an important part of designs you create. Advertisements often rely on color to relay brands or effective messages — think of the package delivery company based on brown or a soft drink company known for its red cans and bottles. Color can enhance your message and, when used consistently, helps create a brand identity. When you use color, you will want it to appear correctly, whether you’re printing or generating electronic documents. In this chapter, you find out some of the fundamental aspects of working with color and the basic instructions on how to prepare documents for printing.

tip.eps For more information on general subjects about color, see Book I, Chapters 7 and 8, which cover subjects such as color modes, inks, and printers, and basic color correction across the programs in the Adobe Creative Suite.

Selecting Color with Color Controls

You have several different color modes and options to choose when working in InDesign. ...

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