1. A color chart that has been printed or stored in an electronic system and is used to compare color samples, also called a color swatching system. 2. A computer-based process that can measure a color and formulate a new set of colorant amounts to reproduce the measured color. The system can be used to mix special color inks.
A system of computer software, display hardware, cardboard color wheels and color filters. Used together, these elements help ensure that colors used on the monitor are the same colors that will be printed in the final document.