Gather up the pieces Print Production


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Gathering up the pieces

If you're going to submit a native Illustrator file as your final printing file, keep in mind that Illustrator doesn't gather up any linked artwork and it doesn't gather up any fonts that are used in the file. So you might consider sending a PDF, but if you prefer to send the Illustrator file, what can you do? Well, if I go to Window > Links, you can see that this image that's down behind all the little black checkerboard is linked to the file. That means that when I send it, I would have to send both the Illustrator file and that separate image.

And that's probably best because if there needs to be any color correction to the image, then the printer has that standalone image that they can color correct. But if you don't want them to color correct or you know that it's safe to send the image and you don't anticipate any color correction or retouching, what you could do to make that image portable is in the Links panel you could choose to embed the image...

Gathering up the pieces
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Gathering up the pieces provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Fundamentals

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