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Hex colors are for web use and have to be converted to CMYK.
Just use CMYK colors in your CMYK documents to avoid any conversion.
Make sure that you create the color in an RGB document and also use the color in an RGB document.
Ok when I created the color in a former cmyk document with a hex code an translated the document in a rgb doc afterwards the color will not stay in the correct hex code. is that normal? so that color isn't autonom from its creator? whats that logic behind?
That is normal.
Color management will be used to convert your values from a CMYK document into RGB/HEX when you use the color in an RGB document.
The color is not stored as HEX, which is another way of describing RGB values.
But in case the colors at CC Library, the color should be have a colormanagement nor a rgb/cmyk transition while they are created by a hex code? But in reality they do so actually. how can I create then brand colors for a multi purpose use?
The brand colour should be defined by a Lab colour, or colour and profile, or with a standard swatch book. Not useless hex numbers that are different on every screen. conversion of hex numbers is surely right if it keeps the colour matching.
I don’t think that the colors in the library are color managed.
They are just CMYK numbers when they come from a CMYK document and RGB numbers when they originate in an RGB document.
What is missing in these CC library swatches is the RGB or CMYK profile that was used when the swatches were created.
Without those profiles you have just numbers that will result in a different color when another RGB color space or different CMYK inks are used
As long as the document they came from and the document they are used in have the same Color Settings and Document Color Mode the colors will be the same.
So for brand colors where the appearance of the colors should be consistent, the CC libraries colors feature is currently not a good solution.
Document profile documents or template files with the brand colors are a better solution at the moment.
CMYK documents have nothing to do with HEX or RGB numbers. Adobe should really grey out a color palette mode that does not match the document color mode, as they serves no purpose but conies everyone. There is no RGB equivalent to CMYK or visa versa as people new to color management would desire.
Holm H you must have had your document in CMYK color mode when you added to the library, your screen shot confirms this. Those swatches are useless, delete them.
Your rollover post it note should look like this
Hey Mike thank you for the answer.
That was the problem in that begin. I got an edited document in cmyk and converted it to rbg mode.
And after this the colors at the CC library kept changing the hex code. I think its a undiscovered bug. Because I corrected the colors there in editing every single hex code.
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I think its a undiscovered bug. Because I corrected the colors there in editing every single hex code.
It is not an undiscovered bug:
As long as the document they came from and the document they are used in have the same Color Settings and Document Color Mode the colors (and the hex code) will be the same.
Ok Thank you Ton,
then next time I have to watch carefully which document settings are given, to create the swatches at the library.
Yes as Ton said not a bug. You must have been in document color mode CMYK when you added the swatch to the library, as your post it note shows. Do a test with a document in each color mode and you will see.
Yes watch very carefully at every new document creation or opening, what document color mode you document is in. That is the first thing we train new employees in. Just look up after the filename.
patricko59676986 if you do not need nay more help, can you close the post by choosing an answer that best helped. This will mark your post green so all the forum contributors know your post does not need to be worked on.
Ok now I know, but from my logical workflow I like to have an better color handling.
Because we often work in a team and get the brand colors like we have most in this age as an hex code.
So sometimes we look them up in given styleguide documents which have several color profiles. So best would be that the color in a CC Library just is fixed to its code or value I gave them or picked when we use a hex code. Otherwise its very failure intensive and have always to watch the corrects of colors which we exchange via CC. I thought this benefit of CC is just to put down all branding rules in the library with that the whole team can work. Cant Adobe resolve that? Would be an advantage to the todays workflow.
Anyway thank u a lot for assisting me in this questions.
Would help us tremendously if you couldstart your own post, as there is a lot to read here but not clear or what we need to know.
If you are desiring to work in HEX for both CMYK and RGB, forget that idea that absolutely will not and should never work. There is not exact number between both colorspaces. If we have more information on what your actual product(s) are we can help guide you on a better workflow.
Ok I can do this Mike, but why is that. Normally we get all Brandcolors in HEX code recently. So I my thinking when I work for online issues they should be fixed in a RGB colorspace. With CMYK I know thats not possible. Ok please assist me for a better workflow that I can introduce my team to that.
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