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How do you apply the spot color to a grayscle tiff ? I can't for the life of me figure this out. I'm new to Illustrator, but I can easily do this in Freehand....

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    Default Re: Illustrator--> .pdf - file separations -Need Grayscale only HELP!

    How do you apply the spot color to a grayscle tiff ? I can't for the life of me figure this out. I'm new to Illustrator, but I can easily do this in Freehand.
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    Doug_Bonneville@adobeforums.com Guest

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    Default Re: Illustrator--> .pdf - file separations -Need Grayscale only HELP!

    I don't think you can apply a spot to a grayscale tiff. I believe you can apply it to a bitmap though. I do it all the time.
    Mary
    smitnlit@adobeforums.com Guest

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    Default Re: Illustrator--> .pdf - file separations -Need Grayscale only HELP!

    Doug:

    Use an opacity mask.

    Bert
    Bert Guest

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    Default Re: Illustrator--> .pdf - file separations -Need Grayscale only HELP!

    AI 12 has a nifty feature along those lines:

    <http://www.layersmagazine.com/features/cs2-videos.php>

    Click on the 'Color GS' movie. (Not recommended for dial-up users.)
    Harron_K._Appleman@adobeforums.com Guest

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    Default Re: Illustrator--> .pdf - file separations -Need Grayscale only HELP!

    Opacity Mask Example:

    <http://www.itchybug.com/opamask.jpg>
    Bert Guest

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