Is there any way of converting a Photoshop file with text and logos to one only. I want to print to only one color.

  • You can convert any Photoshop file to greyscale, which is one color, then print. I have a feeling you need to describe your file rather than ask if you can convert it to one color in every application. – Scott Sep 7 '12 at 1:27
  • I think there's rather more to this. Are you talking about desktop printing or printing press? – e100 Sep 7 '12 at 12:58

Choose Image > Mode > Greyscale

Or a better way -- Image > Adjustments > Black and White (Tweak to your liking) Click Okay. Then Image > Mode > Greyscale.

Then Print.

  • I like your second way much better. If something other than black is wanted, you can check the Tint box in the BW layer and assign a color there. – Alan Gilbertson Sep 7 '12 at 1:35
  • It's a bit more involved if you want to print as a spot colour though. – e100 Sep 7 '12 at 12:56
  • @e100 not if it's just one color. You can set it as black and just indicate the spot color to use on press. – Scott Sep 7 '12 at 17:05
  • This is true, but if it's going to be included in an InDesign doc and sent as PDF I'd prefer it to be tagged with the relevant spot colour. – e100 Sep 7 '12 at 18:30

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