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ILUSTRATOR TO PHOTOSHOP. KEEP SPOT INK?

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Apr 18, 2022 Apr 18, 2022

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Hello. Is there a possibility to export an illustrator file that contains spot colors (Pantone) in addition to CMYK to Photoshop and keep the spot colors?

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Community Expert , Apr 18, 2022 Apr 18, 2022

Spot colors in Photoshop are handled differently than InDesign and Illustrator.

You'll need to read up on this for creating custom channels. Even then it wont import from another application.

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/using/printing-spot-colors.html

If you need spot colors, I would work reverse. Do you CMYK image work in PS then bring it in to AI for spot colors.

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Apr 18, 2022 Apr 18, 2022

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Spot colors in Photoshop are handled differently than InDesign and Illustrator.

You'll need to read up on this for creating custom channels. Even then it wont import from another application.

https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/using/printing-spot-colors.html

If you need spot colors, I would work reverse. Do you CMYK image work in PS then bring it in to AI for spot colors.

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Thank you so much.

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