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Doing a misregistration effect is not hard. Do a transparency flattener, then duplicate your artwork to 4 layers. Move each layer separately and kill the color channels on each layer. Then set the individual channels to multiply. A bit depending on art complexity this takes from few minutes to an half an hour to do by hand. Image 1: Simple ...
Illustrator has no direct feature to alter channel data. Any intentional mis-registration has to manually be created. There are raster plug in for raster applications to auto-move channels and create a mis-registered appearance, but for vector, you have to do it yourself.
It all depends, but often, for large branding projects, the logo may have a Pantone specification, a CMYK specification, and an RGB specification to handle all scenarios.
I wouldn't do this manually I would do it with something like Ghostscript or PDFtk Ghostscript gs -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -dCompatibilityLevel=1.4 -dColorConversionStrategy=/sRGB -dProcessColorModel=/DeviceRGB -dUseCIEColor=true -sOutputFile=output.pdf input.ps The above was taken from this answer: How to convert PDF from CMYK to ...
If you are exporting the pdf from InDesign, you can do it when you export. First, open your .indd file in InDesign. Go to the file menu and select export. Once you have selected where you want your pdf to be saved, a dialog box entitled Export Adobe PDF should open. On the left hand side, there is a series of menus. Under Output, you can select Color ...
If you have Acrobat Pro, you can run a Fix-up on the pdf to convert the color space to CMYK. When you set-up your Fix-up there is a checkbox to Preserve Black Objects that will convert black text to 100%K.
open up a RGB .pdf you want to convert File > Document Color Mode > CMYK converts your RGB pallete to CMYK Swatches pannel > Add Used Colors adds every color swatch your document uses file swatches used in document are now present in your swatches panel select the color swatch you want to convert to 100%K, be sure to set 'Global' checkbox active this ...
The most usual approach is a 70-85% Y. If you use a blend mode other than (not recommended, a simple screen is best), be sure to place the highlight under the text, so it doesn't get rasterized if the file goes through a PostScript RIP the output is flattened. You should in any case set Black to overprint in Illustrator or InDesign when you're working with ...
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