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Commercial printing II: Publisher and color printing

Color printing options for your publication
Choose the right type of color printing for your publication. After you've created the perfect publication in Publisher 2007, determine what kind of color printing is best to use.

About this course

This course includes:

  • One self-paced lesson.
  • A short test at the end of the course; the test is not scored.
  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the different types of colors available to use for your printed publication.
  • Determine whether you need color separation and if so, what kind.

Before you begin

This is the second course in a five-course series about preparing a publication for commercial printing.

See Commercial printing I: Understand your printing options before taking this one.

When you've completed this course, go on to Commercial printing III: Publisher and printed graphics.

Color has a significant impact on how your publication affects your intended reader. Publications that contain color photographs and other full-color artwork create a compelling image that draws a reader in and creates the impression of quality.

In this lesson you'll learn about the different types of color printing and how to determine which is best for your needs.

To learn more about this course, read the text in Goals and About this course, or look at the table of contents. Then click Next to start the first lesson.

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