Creating and sharing flattener presets


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Creating and sharing flattener presets

For the majority of the work that you do inside of Illustrator, you're probably okay with using the built-in flattener settings that Illustrator has. Meaning, the Medium Resolution setting, which is your default setting, can be used for almost all of your proofing tasks. If you need to print high quality output or if you're a printer and you want to be able to send high quality output to your RIP, you can probably use the High Resolution setting. However, it's certainly possible that you become familiar enough with these flattener settings to create your own presets. If you are a prepress operator, you might know your hardware, its limitations, and maybe what its strengths are and you could maybe build based on some testing a custom profile for the flattener settings that work best for your device.

Likewise, as I'll show you, you might want to create a real quick-and-dirty type of proofing preset that will allow you to print really, really heavy or complex files in a short...

Creating and sharing flattener presets
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Creating and sharing flattener presets provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator Insider Training: Seeing Through Transparency

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Design
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