How to Use preflight profiles Print Production


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Using preflight profiles

If you're looking for problems in just a single PDF, you can probably just use Output Preview. But if you're looking for problems in multiple PDFs and you'd like to batch process them. Then you need to create a Preflight profile. To do that, go to your Print Production Tools and choose Preflight. And you'll see that there's a pretty good number of presets that ship with Acrobat. But what I'm going to do, is use one of those as a starting point, and then I'm going to customize it and have it look for anything that's not spot color or black.

In other words, anything that's going to generate a cyan, magenta, or yellow plate, So under Prepress, I'm going to use this Sheetfed Offset profile as a starting point. Now, I don't want to change it. I want to leave it intact. So I'm going to come up to Options and choose Create New PreFlight Profile. And I need to name it. And I'm going to tell it to search for CMYK. So I'm going...

Using preflight profiles
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Using preflight profiles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Essentials: Spot Colors and Varnish

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