color plates

15:53 Feb 3, 2000
English to French translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: color plates
Hi. Any idea about "color plates" in French?
Contexte:Dans Adobe Acrobat 4.0:
"With the Prepress dialog box in XXX, you can bypass any color management system and preserve the original CMYK and gray values in a PDF document if the file is to be used to make color plates for printing."
Merci d'avance.
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nafilms couleur
Yolanda Broad



2 hrs

Trouvé dans Termium. Français :Procédés d'impression divers cliché s CORRECT,MASC plaque s CORRECT,FÉM cliché d'imprimerie s MASC DEF - Planche ou feuille, métallique ou non sur laquelle a été reproduite une composition ou une image pour impression. En photogravure et en héliogravure, il s'agit plutôt de négatif et de positif photographiques. s OBS - Le terme «plaque» est utilisé surtout en offset. s

Yolanda Broad
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films couleur

The word 'plate' refers to an older way of printing. But nowadays films are used to print the relevant percentages of gray which constitute the four steps of 4-color processing: printing the values of cyan, magenta, yellow, and black.
Typically French-speaking typesetters use the word 'films'.

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