Asked • 04/03/19

What kind of black should I use when designing for CMYK print?

My question is what kind of black should I use when printing. At the moment I use this black (split into CMYK): C:0% M:0% Y:0% K:100%It looks fine in InDesign or Illustrator but if I save a PDF file (for printing purposes) the "color" black appears more like a dark grey **on screen**.My question is, if I send this file to print, the color black, **on paper**, will be black or something like dark grey?

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Dan R. answered • 04/03/19

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