Print Studio Pro

Adjusting the Color Balance by Looking at Patterns (Print Studio Pro)

Adjust the color balance by printing and viewing a pattern with which you can check the color balance of the image.

  1. Select the image of which you want to print a pattern.

  2. Click Pattern Print... in Correction.

    figure: Main screen

    The Pattern Print window appears.

  3. Finely adjust the color tone in Correction as needed.

  4. Select Paper Size according to the paper to be used for Pattern Print.

  5. Select Color in Pattern Print.

    figure: Pattern Print window
  6. Select the color direction in which you want to adjust.

    • Select Print in All Directions to print a pattern adjusted in the following six color directions, with the currently entered color balance values in the center. You can check the color direction in which you want to adjust the color balance.


      Print in Direction R (upper right): Red

      Print in Direction Y (up): Yellow

      Print in Direction G (upper left): Green

      Print in Direction C (lower left): Cyan

      Print in Direction B (down): Blue

      Print in Direction M (lower right): Magenta

    • Select a specific color direction to print a pattern adjusted in the selected color direction, with the currently entered color balance values at the bottom left. For example, select Print in Direction R to print a more detailed pattern of the area in the R direction (framed area) of the pattern for all directions; this allows you to check more variations than in all directions.

  7. Select Pattern Size and Color Variation between Instances.

  8. Click Print.

    A message appears.

  9. Click OK.

    The Print dialog appears.

  10. Click Print.

    The pattern is printed.

  11. From the printed pattern, enter the values described under the image with the color balance you want into Color Balance.

  12. Click OK in the Pattern Print window.

    The Pattern Print window closes; the values are reflected in Color Balance in the main screen.

  • You can also change the print area used for Pattern Print. See "Pattern Print Window" for details.

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