Document.CreatePlateCollection Method (Publisher)
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Document.CreatePlateCollection Method (Publisher)

Office 2010

Returns a Plates collection that represents a new collection of plates for commercial print separations.

expression .CreatePlateCollection(Mode)

expression A variable that represents a Document object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Mode

Required

PbColorMode

Indicates the type of plates to create.

Return Value

Plates

The Mode parameter can be one of the following PbColorMode constants declared in the Microsoft Publisher type library.

pbColorModeBW

pbColorModeDesktop

pbColorModeProcess

pbColorModeSpot

pbColorModeSpotAndProcess

This example creates a new spot-color plate collection and adds a plate to it.

Sub AddNewPlates() 
 Dim plts As Plates 
 Set plts = ActiveDocument.CreatePlateCollection(pbColorModeSpot) 
 plts.Add 
 With plts(1) 
 .Color.RGB = RGB(Red:=255, Green:=0, Blue:=0) 
 .Luminance = 4 
 End With 
End Sub
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