Re: Digital Negs - RGB vs CMYK

From: Katharine Thayer ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 12/03/04-05:13:29 AM Z
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Katharine Thayer wrote:

> One thing that might be confusing is that when you invert the RGB image,
> what you're looking at onscreen is the negative of the CMY image,
> whereas when you're looking at the CMYK image onscreen, you're looking
> at the positive, and you either have to invert again or check "Print
> Negative" in Page Setup to get the separations as negatives.

 The reason why you see the RGB image inverted to CMY as a negative and
a CMYK image as a positive, is that in RGB, the numbers go up from black
(0,0,0) to white (255,255,255) and in CMYK, the numbers go up from white
(0,0,0) to black (100, 100,100).
Received on Fri Dec 3 13:09:50 2004

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