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Spot Color Printing and Contour Cutting

To specify a spot color to use to output a design element or to specify a contour cut:

  1. From the Edit menu, select Colors:
    1. Click New:
      1. Enter a Name that matches an entry in the Appendix - Spot Color List. The name needs to be an exact match in order to work. For a contour cut path, use the name CutContour.
      2. Select the color you want to use for the screen representation of the color.
      3. Check the Spot Color checkbox.
      4. Click OK.
    2. Repeat for any additional colors.
    3. Click Save.
  2. To assign spot colors to an object:
    1. From the Style menu, select Color, then select the color from the color list.
  3. To assign a tint percentage:
    1. From the Style menu, select Shade, then select the tint percentage preferred. Use 100% to print the spot color with full coverage.
  4. To prevent the spot color from being converted into process, you must save the design as an EPS file and add it manually:
    1. From the File menu, select Save page as EPS:
      1. Set Format to Color.
      2. Set Data to Binary.
      3. Enter a file name in the Save page as field.
      4. Click Save.

        If you do not see a Save button, put the cursor in the Save Page As field.

    2. Copy the EPS file to the server and manually add it to the desired output device setup.

See Also

QuarkXPress 4.04 Windows