> I often receive simple logos in cmyk tif form. The customer wants a two
> colour spot printing job and I enjoy using Illustrator to generale gook
> sharp logos. Usually the logo has started its life as a vector file and
> then been saved in Photoshop. It is possible to flip through the Pantone
> solid to process book and get back to the original colors. Is there a
> file of some sort out there where you could key in the cmyk figures and
> have it spit out the Pantone colour? It would save a little time and I
> think it is the sort of thing someone might have done.
PhotoShop will do that. While you're in the colour picker, type in your CMYK
values then click "custom" and the closest PMS colour will be highlighted.