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illustrator cs6 and pantone colours help

Discussion in 'Printing & Print Design Forum:' started by notion, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. notion

    notion New Member

    Hello all,


    I was wondering if anyone could help me with pantone colors.


    I have a client who wishes to have pantone 370 and 377 in a design. I am using Adobe illustrator CS6 and when I search for these colors in the pantone colour books I can't find them. I looked for some answers on google and from what I read these colors are from the old pantone color books and CS6 uses the new pantone+ colour books. Is that correct? If so, is there any way that I can get the old colour books in CS6? or are there colour equivalents of pantone 370 and 377 in the new pantone+ colour books in CS6?


    Any would is much appreciated!
     
  2. Toolbox

    Toolbox New Member

    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Window > Swatch Libraries > Colour Books

    In the pop up menu select the pantone swatch you want (Pantone Solid Uncoated?)
    You can type in the pms number you want, click on that to add

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  3. gprovan

    gprovan Member

    You could create them yourself with a rough approximation making sure they're spot colours. When it goes to print they should separate fine. Also, if you place in InDesign the colours will appear in your palette. :thumb:
     

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