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You can evaluate input tints through the source (A2B) tags of the device condition profile. You can also evaluate input CIELAB colors through the destination (B2A) tags of the profile.

  1. In a device condition, click the Device condition profile icon .
  2. Click Evaluate.
  3. Do the following:

    • To evaluate a source (A2B) tag of the profile:
      1. Select Evaluation Mode: Source.
      2. Select the Rendering Intent you wish to evaluate.
      3. In the Input Tints panel, select the Tint Value Range of input tint values you wish to evaluate.
      4. Double-click in the first cell of the Input Tints table.
      5. Type a Cyan input tint value.
      6. <tab> to advance and enter a Magenta input tint value. 
      7. Repeat for other ink input tint values.
      8. Repeat to enter another set of input tint values.
      9. Terminate input tint entry with <enter>.
      10. In the Output Colors panel, enter the desired Color Precision of evaluated output color values.
      11. Click Evaluate below the Input Tints table.
    • To evaluate a destination (B2A) tag of the profile:
      1. Select Evaluation Mode: Destination.
      2. Select the Rendering Intent you wish to evaluate.
      3. Double-click in the first cell of the Input Colors table.
      4. Type an L* input color value.
      5. <tab> to advance and enter an a* input color value. 
      6. <tab> to advance and enter an b* input color value. 
      7. Repeat to enter another set of L*, a*, b* color values.
      8. Terminate input color entry with <enter>.
      9. In the Output Tints panel:
        • select the desired Tint Value Range of evaluated output tint values.
        • enter the desired Tint Precision of evaluated output tint values.
      10. Click Evaluate below the Input Colors table.
    • To copy, paste and evaluate multiple input tints or colors:
      1. Select an array of input values in a spreadsheet or tab-delimited text file.
      2. Copy.
      3. Click in the ColorFlow Evaluate Input Tints or Input Colors table.
      4. Select all.
      5. Paste.
      6. Click Evaluate.
    • To copy output colors or tints for use by another application:
      1. Click in the Output Colors or Output Tints table.
      2. Select all.
      3. Copy.
    • To combine the above two operations:
      1. Select an array of input values in a spreadsheet or tab-delimited text file.
      2. Copy.
      3. In ColorFlow Evaluate, click Paste - Evaluate - Copy.
  4. Click Close.
  5. Click Cancel.
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