Maxwell Color Set Details

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Example of a typical Color Set Details pane

Once you have measurements of your devices uploaded into Maxwell, there is a great wealth of information that you can obtain. You have several different options for viewing your colors.

To access the Color Set Details click on a track, choose Measurements, choose an individual measurement, and see the list under "Related Items." This page explains in detail what you can do with a measurement or other color set.



Color set color details

Channel Report

Channel Report

The Channel Report uses SmartTargetTM technology to:

Note: Channel Report requires CMYK data. (It will not work with RGB data.)

Solid Colors

Solid Colors

The Solid Colors report uses SmartTargetTM technology to pull key patches from the target, including:

This feature provides a quick and easy way to view these important colors without having to remember where they are on the target.

For example, you can check to see if your paper has any optical brighteners by quickly choosing the paper white patch and viewing the histogram.

For more information on optical brightners, click here.

Note: These patches must exist in the color set in order for Maxwell to find them! Solid Colors requires CMYK data.

Target View

Target View

Target View will display the target colors in the correct dimensions if Maxwell can recognize the target contents.

In addition, you can:

Clicking again on any color in the target will

ab Plot

ab Plot

The a/b Plot is a representation of the colorset as it would be seen in Lab colorspace. This is a 2-dimensional view of your colors showing hue and saturation (but not luminance.)

All the colors shown in Maxwell are taken from the actual color data itself, converted to sRGB in order to be viewed correctly on internet browsers.

Add to Report

For information on how to add your Color Set to a Report, go to Maxwell_Reports.

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