Final thoughts: 10 things to keep your printer happy


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Final thoughts: 10 things to keep your printer happy

Let's take a look at the top 10 things you can do to help your job run smoother. Missing fonts seems to be a common theme, and by packaging your file, you can ensure that none of your fonts are missing. Missing images also seems to be rather common, and again by packaging your files, you can ensure your images are included as well. Low-res images, Live Preflight allowed us to look for and check for low-res images, and anything less than 200 pixels per inch is considered low-res. Wrong trim size, you want to verify the trim size and design your job to the final trim size.

This will prevent you from having to redesign your job after it's already finished. Panels not set up correctly for folding, you want to make sure if you're not positive where to put your guides or how to set up your multiple-page-size panels, that you talk to your printer and ask them for some kind of layout. RGB versus CMYK, most printers will accept RGB files. You just need to have a conversation with them b...

Final thoughts: 10 things to keep your printer happy
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Final thoughts: 10 things to keep your printer happy provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by James Wamser as part of the InDesign CS5: Print Production Guidelines

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