[Scribus] What colour to use for text?
Thu Aug 30 17:22:04 CEST 2007
Louis Desjardins-4 wrote:
> 2007/8/28, Stewart Noy <windrunner at mweb.co.za>:
>> Ok, so having done a bit more digging I discovered that the black
>> registration colour is in fact not what I'm looking for as it represents
>> 100% on CMY and K when printed, and is to be used for, yip you guessed it
>> registration marks.
>> So having answered my own questions, a new one would be:
>> When is it best to use a Plain Black (0C, 0M, 0Y, 100K), and a Rich Black
>> (63C, 52M, 51Y, 100K)?
> Hi Stewart,
> Here are the values we use on offset presses for rich black.
> 100K - 60C - 40M - 40Y
> This info could make it into the wiki as this question is raised from time
> to time. If anyone has a minute to put it there, please do.
> Also, it is unadvisable to use rich black for text purposes. Generally
> speaking, using more than 3 inks for any text color is more likely to
> registration issues, especially if the text is used at small typesize.
And what about using a rich black for when text is placed over an image? To
make it stand out more. The text size is 7.4.
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