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06/01/2009

Complex transparencies in web to print designs may produce unexpected colour variations due to colour profile mismatches and colour space conversions. ZetaPrints web-to-print software has a special colour compensation option for advanced effects.

Complex transparency example

With web-to-print color compensationWithout web-to-print color compensation

This web-to-print design utilises an image transparency in “Add” mode, which gives the text its ripple effect. The image on the left was processed by our web-to-print software without colour compensation, while image on the right had compensation added. More about this design technique is in Underwater text glow article.

Colour compensation options

Web-to-print Advanced effects/

Colour compensation can be added by checking on advanced effects option on Upload template files or Edit template pages.

Warning: Checking this option on significantly delays preview generation. It can add 10 seconds or more depending on size and complexity of the template.

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Web-to-print advanced effects on Edit details page/

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This option is also available in the Edit details page of the template.

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