Main GMG OpenColor window. 1 Navigation panel with variable number of tabs. 2 Action bar. 3 Content section. 4 Sidebar. 5 Property pane.
- At startup, GMG OpenColor shows a horizontal navigation panel (1) with two tabs called Projects and Database. These tabs are static tabs and cannot be closed or deleted, their position is fixed at all time. The screenshot shows the Projects tab content. You can view the content of each tab by clicking on the desired tab.
- The toolbar (2) provides quick access to often-needed actions such as creating a new project, characterization, or test chart. When you click a toolbar button, the application opens a new tabbed page in the main window.
- The content section (3) displays a project list that gives you a quick overview on the status and progress of each project. Use the respective project actions to edit, duplicate, or delete a project.
- The main navigation bar on the left (4) helps you filter your projects per status, modification date, and preference.
- The property pane (5) provides more information on the item that is currently selected in the list. At the upper right of the pane is a search box, which allows you to search for content (full text search).
Tab page overview
|Tabbed page||Description||See also|
|Projects||Shows all projects in progress, finished projects and bookmarked projects.||Projects|
|Database||Shows all test charts, characterizations, and gradations.||Database|
|New Project||Set up a project as a folder or container for all data you need to proof a specific print job.||Projects|
|New Characterization||Each measurement you want to use for profiling, first needs to be categorized in terms of printing process, media type and print order.||Creating a Characterization|
|New Test Chart||Create custom test charts optimized for individual printing processes with up to 7 overprints.||Creating Your Own Test Charts|
|New Measurement Session||Measure test charts and strips directly within GMG OpenColor.|
|New Gradation||Create gradation curves to correct the tonality of an ink.||About Gradation Curves|