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kabukiman
04-23-2005, 11:30 AM
I have created an alpha channel in ps which is intended to show what i want the printer to cutoff. I want to add text to the file then place it in indesign. How can i preserve the alpha channel? On a side not is this a standard workflow? Should I be adding the text using indesign or what?


cheers

halo
04-23-2005, 11:52 AM
stick your text in ID, much better.

ID supports PS's transparancy so cut off what you dont want and save it as a .PSD and import that.

kabukiman
04-23-2005, 01:21 PM
Thx for the response. I think I phrased it wrong however. I need the bit to be cutoff to be a speration (i.e a seperate plate). I've created a clipping path in ps and it indeed cuts off the bit i want but i need this to be on a seperate plate (a seperation) can i assign this a spot colour or what is the best way to achieve this? (a standard way)

(for example i have cymk seps and this cutoff sep)


cheers

halo
04-23-2005, 05:05 PM
oic...yeh, just select the 5th channel and make it a spot channel and it will seperate :)

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