Exploring the Transparency Flattener options


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Exploring the Transparency Flattener options

Okay, so we know that during flattening, Illustrator has two levels that you can kind of say of rasterization. There are times when Illustrator is forced to rasterize things, because it simply has no choice and then there are times where Illustrator can rasterize things at will based on their complexity. So, if Illustrator finds these complex regions or areas that it has defined as being too complex or time-consuming to print, Illustrator may rasterize those areas to enhance print performance.

Now, in the case of the first set of rasterization where Illustrator has no option but to rasterize something in order to preserve the appearance, we really have no say in that matter. Remember the rule of flattening is that I have to get rid of the transparency, but I can't get rid of the transparency at the cost of changing the appearance of my artwork. So in those cases, if I have to rasterize something, that's just the way that it is. It's almost the same thing as if I were to actuall...

Exploring the Transparency Flattener options
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Exploring the Transparency Flattener options 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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