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rmacan
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color values cmyk to 256

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06-19-2013 01:53 PM

I have a file from a client that has a table with the color values recorded as CMYK. (eg.  50, 0, 10, 0)

I'd like to display the colors but I can only figure out how to do it if it's in the 256 color format.  Is there a way for me to convert CMYK color values to a 256 color value.  I realize the hues/colors won't be perfect, and I'll be happy with colors close to what the original data was using.  Maybe there's a way to go from CMYK to RGB, and then to 246? 

 

Does anyone have any ideas or suggestions?   I'm at a loss!

 

Randy

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rmacan
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Re: color values cmyk to 256

06-19-2013 02:00 PM in reply to: rmacan

I would like to clarify since I don't even understand what I originally posted. 

I have a file from a client that has a table with the color values recorded as CMYK. (eg.  50, 0, 10, 0)

I'd like to display the colors but I can only figure out how to do it if it's in the 256 color format (eg 130).  Is there a way for me to convert CMYK color values to this single number 256 color value that MAP uses in the table value.  I realize the hues/colors won't be perfect, and I'll be happy with colors close to what the original data was using.  Maybe there's a way to go from CMYK (eg.  50, 0, 10, 0) to RGB (100, 20, 35), and then to single 256 value  (eg 130)?   I'm looking for something more like a batch process since there's a few hundred colors here I'd need to convert.

 

Does anyone have any ideas or suggestions?   I'm at a loss!

 

Randy

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fieldguy
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06-19-2013 02:55 PM in reply to: rmacan

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