File formats for print Illustrator: Printing


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File formats for print

When you're finished with your job, and you're ready to send it to the printer, take a good look at their specs and make sure you know what file format they want you to send. Now, there are several possibilities. They might want an Illustrator native file, and ai file. But, they might be using an older version of Illustrator than you are, so make sure you know which version they're using. Here, in Illustrator if I choose File>Save As and I choose Illustrator as my format, it may give me this little warning, spot colors are used with transparency changing them to process could produce unexpected results.

The only spot colors that are used in this job are the ones that are being used by the dye line. So it won’t really matter, they’ll actually turn that off when they go to image it. So, I’ll just hit continue. I know everything’s okay. I’m using the CC version, which is Illustrator 17. But there are older versions available to me. So, always when you back save, keep your original file intact. S...

File formats for print
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File formats for print provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Essentials: Packaging

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Design
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Acrobat Illustrator InDesign
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