…You will often the word pre-flight used in printing…and what that really means is finding problems early.…Long before the job ever goes to press.…In fact, the earlier the better.…So, what is pre-flight?…Well, the term itself originated in aeronautics.…Check everything before you take off. That makes sense.…And it consists of analyzing files for problems.…Mechanical problems, content problems,…and potential printing issues. So how is preflight performed?…Well, very highly skilled operators examine the file for errors.…
In essence they're playing, what's wrong with this picture?…And often they'll use Markzware's FlightCheck software.…And you might even consider getting FlightCheck for yourself.…So that ou can check your own files before you send it in.…It's sort of like having a second pair of eyes.…If you're interested, this is the url for Markzware and…the product is called Flightcheck and you can get it either…as a perpetually licensed product or you can buy it by subscription.…What sort of mechanical problems might an operator be looking for?…
- Submitting your job
- Preflighting files
- Understanding press-check etiquette
- Checking press sheets
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Before Prepress
3. Press Checks
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