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Old 03-31-2007, 10:26 PM   #1
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color CYMK - RGB convert problem


This is not Linux problem. however

Question is:
CYMK colour mode and RGB colour mode are interchangeable. True or False?

I made a lot of images on my penguin using Povray. Then imported into PDF file on Macintosh then print. RGB to CYMK conversion was done by Adobe Illustrator. For some reason, background color changed, although it was very slight. RGB "E8E8E8" converted to CYMK and back to RGB, it was NOT E8E8E8, but E8E8E7.

Does anybody know how this happens?

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Old 04-01-2007, 05:11 AM   #2
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I think CMYK has a more limited spectrum than RGB.



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