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Cyan Magenta Yellow
Cyan Magenta Yellow
The three "subtractive" primary colors used as the basis of all dye or pigment-based printing systems and color photography. A full range of colors including neutral grays and blacks can be produced with good CMY colorants (e.g. color film dyes) but typical printing inks are less than perfect.
The three "subtractive" primary colors used as the basis of all dye or pigment-based printing systems and color photography. A full range of colors including neutral grays and blacks can be produced with good CMY colorants (e.g. color film dyes) but typical printing inks are less than perfect.
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Latest revision as of 09:01, 6 July 2006

Cyan Magenta Yellow

The three "subtractive" primary colors used as the basis of all dye or pigment-based printing systems and color photography. A full range of colors including neutral grays and blacks can be produced with good CMY colorants (e.g. color film dyes) but typical printing inks are less than perfect.

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