Export to ColorGATE

ColorGATE is a RIP software that use a cxf format for color chart management. Now we will see how it's so easy to share a ColorGATE color table with Coraye.

1. Import your table

The first thing to do is to drag and drop your color table in Coraye or to perform a "File / Open" to select your color table.

Coraye is compatible with .cxf, .aco, .acb, .ase, .csv, etc...

2. Export table to Cxf format

By right clicking, you will have access to export functionalities. Select "Export".

A new window appears Select the ".Cxf" icon

You will get a .cxf file compatible with the ColorGate RIP

Give a name before saving your file (for example: My Color Table.cxf)

Here is how you can import the saved files::

  • Choose “Options“, “Edit Color Table” and click “Import Entry” button.

  • Now search for the pallet you would like to open click “Open“.

You can then see the color entrys for the file you have chosen. Choose the replacement colors you would like to import and click “OK“.

  • Choose “Save Color Table“, and save the file to a folder of your choice (any_name.cct) (*.cct).

You can now use this color table in a Hotfolder, when a color table has been defined in the Hotfolder the defined Input colors will be automatically replaced when imported.

  • Then choose “Printer” > “Options” and choose the Hot Folder you would like to set up

Choose Color Table under the “Color Management” tab then choose select “Color Table“. Choose the Color Table that you would like to assign to this Hotfolder.

  • Make sure the “Replace used spot colors automatically” is active and acknowledge with “OK“.

You will then see the Color Replacement Active is shown next to the Color Table button. Afterwards each spot color which has been defined in the file will be replaced .

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