013 Getting Effects into Print


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013 Getting Effects into Print

You've taken the time and effort to learn how to make awesome effects in InDesign. You've carefully crafted beautiful designs, but all of that work will be wasted if you can't actually reproduce those effects in your output. The good news is you can produce high quality print output from InDesign's effects. You just have to understand some things about transparency and how it fits into your workflow. For starters, the most important piece of advice I'd give anyone concerned with how their effects will look in print is to get in touch with your printer. Contact the customer service rep and have a conversation. Ask specific questions and keep the responses on hand for reference.

You should ask if they have PDF presets, preflight profiles, or color profiles that you should be using. Some printers will give you a set of best practices to follow when preparing documents for their presses. If these are available to you, use them. It's much easier to set things up right in...

013 Getting Effects into Print
Video duration: 8m 10s 8h 7m Intermediate Updated Jul 08, 2014

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013 Getting Effects into Print provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign FX

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