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MillwoodsRes

colours do not match with Affinity designer

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Hi  

I am creating a poster.  I am using affinity designer to create footprints and Affinity publisher to create the text.   I have set the colour pallette at the same levels yet the colours do not match.  Not sure if I am doing something wrong or not.

I checked the RGB values of the purple in Publisher 80,0,255  then I set the fill colour to the same value in Designer 80,0,255.  I could tell the colours were off.  When I placed the Designer picture into the publisher document, the colours look the same but when printed they are not the same.  when I checked the RGB colours in Publisher the values had changed to 85,86,163.  The file is embedded.  If I double click and open just the Designer picture in Publisher the RGB values say the purple of the picture are 80,0,255, yet again they look an obvious different colour.

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Respect for life Banner purple feet small.pdf

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Hi MilwoodsRes,

Your Designer document is set to an RGB colour space, however your Publisher document is using a CMYK colour space. CMYK has a far smaller range of reproducible colours (gamut) than RGB has, so when some highly saturated colours are placed inside a CMYK colour space, they often look far more muted and less saturated.

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