If you have RGB images or graphics that you want to print using a standard printing method, you must convert the images and graphics to a CMYK color space. Converting RGB to an industry standard CMYK ensures greater consistency and predictability in print, and may be required to meet a customer's print specifications.
Goal Add an RGB color input to the GRACoL C1 2006 color setup you created in a previous activity, and then define the custom RGB reference using a sample data file from your ColorFlow installation folder.
Task 1: Set up an RGB Reference device as the color input
In ColorFlow, in the Color Setups list table, select the color setup named GRACoL C1 2006.
Open the Device dialog box by selecting View > Devices or double-clicking the color setup viewer.
From the Devices dialog box, drag and drop the RGB Reference device on top of the PCO.
Close the Device dialog box.
In the RGB Reference device condition, click the Properties icon .
In the Name box, enter XX RGB Reference File (where xx=your initials).
Click the Device condition profile icon .
Browse and select \Program Files\Kodak\ColorFlow\SampleData\Profiles\Adobe ICC Profiles\RGB\AdobeRGB1998.icc.
Task 2: Refine a page in Prinergy using the color setup
In Prinergy, create a new job, and name it as XX Refine to RGB (where xx=your initials).
In the new job, select Edit > Edit Job Attributes and do the following
From the Default Snapshot list, select Current state.
From the Job Color Setup list, select the GRACoL C1 2006 color setup.
Create a new refine process template, and name it as ColorFlow Refine - GRACoL C1:
Select the Color Convert check box and expand the panel.
In the Match Colors area, select Enable ColorFlow.
In the Snapshot list, select Current state.
In the Color Setup list, select the GRACoL C1 2006 color setup. In the Convert to Destination area, in the Primary Color Output list, GRACoL C1 2006 is automatically selected.
Ensure that under the Untagged Content section, the RGB Images and RGB Graphics check boxes are selected, and all other settings are cleared.