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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: CMYK
Because the 'fl' generated by mixing the subtractive primaries is not as dense as that of a genuine fl ink (one that absorbs throughout the visible spectrum), four-color printing uses fl ink in addition to the subtractive primaries yellow, magenta and cyan.
CMYK inks combine in proportions to form solid colours; Yellow and Magenta with a bit of Black form a dark maroon, for example.
CMYK Graphix reserves the right to use his or her sole discretion in refusing to print anything he or she deems illegal, libelous, scandalous, improper, or infringing upon copyright law.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/CMYK   (597 words)

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 XCmyk - CMYK to RGB Calculator with source code - The Code Project - Free Tools
CMYK by contrast is a subtractive color space.
CMYK is called subtractive because its primary colors are subtracted from white light to produce the resulting color: cyan absorbs red, magenta absorbs green, and yellow absorbs blue.
In the CMYK color space, the values for each of the colors are typically shown as percentages, from 0 to 100.
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  Terms and Conditions
CMYK Graphix' can re-quote a job at time of submission if copy, firm, tapes, disks, or other input materials do not conform to the information on which the original quotation was based.
CMYK Graphix is not responsible for accidental damage to media supplied by the customer or for the accuracy of furnished input or final output.
CMYK Graphix reserves the right to use his or her sole discretion in refusing to print anything he or she deems illegal, libelous, scandalous, improper, or infringing upon copyright law.
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 Why not Photoshop CMYK for color separations?
However, the whole purpose of CMYK is to change the color values to accommodate the requirements and limitations of printing inks, papers and presses or other printing devices, and the default CMYK space is no exception.
CMYK is a family of color spaces that have been developed and are continually being developed to deal with specific problems in printing color images with mechanical devices using specific inks and specific hardware.
But anyone using the default CMYK separations should be aware that this separation type significantly alters the color information in the file, and it alters the color information to adjust to a commercial printing operation that isn't much like the process of printing gum.
www.pacifier.com /~kthayer/html/CMYK.html   (1904 words)

 An Approach to CMYK
In doing to I discovered the most important area for me to consider when using Photoshop for RGB to CMYK conversion for printer or press printing, was the colour space conversion set-up to ensure the correct gamut on printers and printing presses is realised.
There is nothing wrong with working in the CMYK space in Photoshop, as ultimately any printed image will need to be converted to four colours for printing in my world.
You will be able to separate RGB to CMYK without changes to the colour in Photoshop, except for perhaps some unique colours that fall outside the colour gamut of a particular press.
www.luminous-landscape.com /tutorials/CMYK.shtml   (4202 words)

 © The American Physiological Society - Publications - CMYK vs. RGB
It is also known as subtractive color, or process printing.
The presence of all three colors as light waves is perceived by the eye as white; the absence of light is perceived as fl.
RGB color is very different from CMYK color.
www.the-aps.org /publications/i4a/cmyk_vs_rgb.htm   (136 words)

 CMYK color critical hard copy proof
CMYK is the color mode used by PsPrint to reproduce your job on one of our presses.
However, when color matching is critical, you should use a CMYK chart and enter the values that best reflect the color you are trying to reach.
For 4/1 layouts, the artwork file for the backside should have a CMYK calibration of C:0%, M:0%, Y:0%, and K: 10%-100% depending on the gray you desire.
www.psprint.com /helpcenter/preparing_artwork_files/color_quality   (742 words)

 Adobe Photoshop: Why CMYK?
CMYK color is also known as four-color printing, full-color printing, or process color printing.
In CMYK printing, cyan, magenta, yellow, and fl (the "K") inks are printed on the paper as tiny dots (referred to as a "screen" or "line screen").
The accuracy limitations of CMYK printing are that the results between different printing methods - digital printing versus press printing - can vary, sometimes greatly, depending on the printer's range, how it is calibrated, and the particular color you are trying to print.
en.allexperts.com /q/Adobe-Photoshop-1028/CMYK.htm   (704 words)

 O Books
“Michael Coffey's CMYK is a sort of domino theory, or primary-color Braille, using word replacement for sounds—that is, his words are as if movable spaces, it being possible for these word-spaces like open, brilliant blanks or Guston blocks to be plugged in elsewhere in space.
Benjamin would have embraced this work as the triumph of a flaneuristic sensibility, yet beyond its meanderings through determining procedures and their strange outcomes CMYK is a powerful, disturbing act upon all that is literature.
For CMYK is language absolved of its need to communicate anything other than its frightening remainder and potential.
www.obooks.com /books/cmyk.htm   (291 words)

 mezzoblue  §  CMYK (for Those Who Do RGB)
But pulling out any of the three from the CMYK combination will produce ugly results, so spot makes use of solid coloured inks that span a wide range outside of what your standard CMYK combination is capable of.
For CMYK, that means each of the four inks must be separated into its own plate and printed individually.
Aside from accuracy in CMYK mode, the most useful function of having an accurate CMYK profile is the out-of-gamut warning you can pull up in Photoshop when working in RGB mode.
www.mezzoblue.com /archives/2005/02/11/cmyk_for_tho/index.php   (2855 words)

 Quark :: View topic - converting pantone to cmyk
I'm on a trial period at a very cool agency and feel like an idiot b/c when i swirch their pantones to cmyk they are not matching up.
Second, Pantone have revised their CMYK matches several times over the last few years and depending on which version of software you use (or how old your pantone swatches are) you can easily get different results for the same colour.
The CMYK splits are treated the same way, therefore you will rarely (if ever) see a match between a coated and uncoated job using the same colours.
www.quark.com /service/forums/viewtopic.php?t=12058&start=0&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=   (606 words)

 Digital Darkroom Forum: Are all printers CMYK? - photo.net
Much longer answer: CMYK is the standard for basic-grade colour printing (printing as in printing, rather than printing as in photography).
CMYK printing is already an art form; getting decent results depends on the right choice of a large number of printer-specific parameters such as screening patterns.
For photographic printing the driver takes care of all this, but for printing printing the presses used to be dumb, just taking four plates known as colour separations, and the pre-press software had to make the separations in a way that was known to suit the characteristics of the press being used.
www.photo.net /bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=00FILa&tag=   (927 words)

 Color Space Fundamentals
Images can then be converted to the CMYK color space by the printer using color management methods that honor profiles if present; this helps preserve the best possible detail and vibrancy.
Digital art that is comprised of spot colors (e.g., special colors: any colors that are not CMYK process colors), generally require conversion to the CMYK color space to enable file use.
In offset lithography, the density of CMYK inks can not be varied in continuous fashion across an image, so a range is produced by means of halftoning.
dx.sheridan.com /advisor/cmyk_color.html   (726 words)

 SVG CMYK Color Codes
The CMYK color system is used in printing inks for paper.
This type of color representation is of the form cmyk(C%, M%, Y%, K%), where C, M, Y, and K are the percent values for the cyan, magenta, yellow, and fl values of the color.
Color swatches are defined by using the hexadecimal code for the color and are sorted by the CMYK code.
www.december.com /html/spec/colorsvgcmyk.html   (188 words)

 Root Talk :: View topic - How to plot CMYK mode 2d figure?
Maybe I have to use TColor class to convert colors from RGB to CMYK model.
Figures that are intended to be printed in color must be prepared as CMYK (i.e., four-color) files, not RGB files.
CMYK is a subtractive color model (RGB is additive).
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 DTP / Prepress CMYK Intro free tutorial
CMYK Bitmapped images present quite a different story although you've probably already guessed that they have four CHANNELS, and are referred to as 32Bit Bitmaps - 8Bits (C) + 8Bits (M) + 8Bits (Y) + 8Bits (K) = 32 Bits.
When converting an existing RGB bitmapped image to CMYK, in a painting program like PhotoShop, the same processes without the scanner are applied.
If this image was created in a Drawing program and output as CMYK the results would be the same.
www.dtp-aus.com /cmyintro.htm   (1245 words)

 [magick-users] CMYK to RGB Conversion Discussions from Past
However, in the case of CMYK Postscript, ImageMagick doesn't properly support CMS profiles because the CMYK -> RGB conversion is done by Ghostscript rather than ImageMagick.
What is needed are Ghostscript drivers that can properly output CMYK, as well as outputing a format that properly supports an Alpha channel.
C inverted > became R -- M > inverted became G -- and Y inverted became B. 2: I then created a CMYK postScript file with every > CMY value in a long hex > string from ffffff00 to 00000000 (K was ignored for > purposes to be > understood later.
www.imagemagick.org /pipermail/magick-users/2002-June/003411.html   (1273 words)

 What is CMYK? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
CMYK is a color model in which all colors are described as a mixture of these four process colors.
CMYK is the standard color model used in offset printing for full-color documents.
One of the most difficult aspects of desktop publishing in color is color matching -- properly converting the RGB colors into CMYK colors so that what gets printed looks the same as what appears on the monitor.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/C/CMYK.html   (255 words)

 What is CMYK? - a definition from Whatis.com - see also: CMYB, cyan, magenta, yellow, and black pigment model
The CMYK pigment model works like an "upside-down"version of the RGB (red, green, and blue) color model.
The RGB scheme is used mainly for computer displays, while the CMYK model is used for printed color illustrations (hard copy).
The CMYK mode should be used when creating illustrations for print media.
searchsmb.techtarget.com /sDefinition/0,,sid44_gci211805,00.html   (610 words)

 cmyk: Blogs, Photos, Videos and more on Technorati
These cases represent the four standard process colors referred to as CMYK or Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black.
The CMYK Color Story Pack, seen here, consists of the Superstar Vintage and the Gazelle Stitch.
[IMG Cardboy CMYK Figurines by Mark James] Mark James’ Cardboy CMYK Cartridge critters comes in the four familiar printer ink colors, cyan, magenta, yellow and fl.
www.technorati.com /tag/cmyk   (529 words)

 RGB to CMYK Conversion
When we receive RGB images, we do a standard-value conversion to CMYK, which may not be perfectly to your liking.
Working in the CMYK color space allows you to select the CMYK recipe, or "screen build", that gives you the results you want.
It is easy to convert everything to a CMYK color space or to start a new document using the CMYK color space.
www.printingforless.com /rgb-cmyk.html   (999 words)

 Color Schemes (CMYK & RGB)
Because the CMYK color scheme is used in combining inks, the more colors you combine, the darker your resulting color.
CMYK Color Cyan, magenta, and yellow are the secondary colors of RGB and are opposites to them.
That's why CMYK is considered subtractive, because the colors displayed by CMYK are the result of subtracting varying amounts of red, green, and blue light.
cis2.cuyamaca.net /jreed/examples/213_spring01/bohrer/finalproject/colorschemes.html   (348 words)

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