About this lesson
Learn the differences between RGB colors and the advanced CMYK or PANTONE color formats which are required by some commercial printers.
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Creative Ideas - Color Codes
Easily find the RGB, CMYK, and/or PANTONE colors to communicate with professional and commercial print companies.
When to use
Identify colors, set exact colors, and communicating those specifics to commercial printers is essential to the professionally printed appearance of your publications.
1. Select any text that has color or text you would like to apply color to.
2. Either right click and choose the font color button on the mini-bar:
Or click the Home Ribbon and the Font Color button:
3. On the Font Color list, select the “More Colors” button:
Observe the 3 tab choices: Standard, Custom, PANTONE:
4. Choose the color style, then set the numbers, or recite them to your print vender:
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