What does the printer do with my files? Print Production


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What does the printer do with my files?

Once you've given your digital file one last tweak its time to submit the job to the printer. A lot of happens between the time your CD lands on the salesman's desk. And the moment when that first trimmed and folded piece lands in a hopper in the bindery. First a customer service representative-- also known as CSR--will enter your job in to the printing company's job tracking system. The CSR will be your main contact during the life of the job. Next, either the CSR or member of the prepress staff will preflight your job.

Preflight is an industry term for what's wrong with this picture. At the stage the preflighter is looking for simple problems such as missing artwork or fonts. And more serious problems such as a file built the wrong size. If problems are found the CSR will contact you and ask you if you want to fix the problems or whether you prefer to have the prepress staff perform the surgery. The more serious the problem of course, the more potential there is for it have an impa...

What does the printer do with my files?
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What does the printer do with my files? provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Print Production Fundamentals

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