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Contour Cutting from Macintosh OS X

To specify a contour cut:

  1. In Adobe Illustrator, display the Swatches palette and the Color palette:
    1. From the Window menu, check Swatches and/or Color. Selecting either one displays both.
  2. Create new a ContourCut swatch:
    1. From the Swatches palette, click the arrow in the upper right corner and choose New Swatch.
    2. In the New Swatch dialog, enter the CutContour as the Swatch Name. The spelling and case must match exactly or the stroke is not recognized as a contour cut path.
    3. Set Color Type to Spot Color.
    4. Set Color Mode to the desired color mode and select the color that represents the contour cut path.
    5. Click OK.

See Also

Adobe Illustrator on Macintosh

Color Printing from Macintosh OS X