Using the Flattener Preview panel


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Using the Flattener Preview panel

Now admittedly throughout this entire chapter, we've dealt with some pretty technical subjects. I mean, we are talking about different types of rasterization based on different settings and stacking order. So, how do we sum all this up? How do we actually take a look at out artwork and sleep at night knowing that it's going to print correctly when I send this off to a printer? The answer is that Illustrator possesses a tool that allows you to preview how your artwork is actually going to be processed in the flattening process without having to actually perform the flattening itself.

This is something called the Flattener Preview and you can find it by going up to your Window menu and choosing to open up the Flattener Preview panel. Now, this is the way that it works. So, I am actually going to go ahead and increase the preview size just a little bit here and I am going to click on the Refresh button. That's going to load my artwork for this page now into this window and then I...

Using the Flattener Preview panel
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Using the Flattener Preview panel 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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Illustrator
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