Understanding accurate soft proofing in Acrobat


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Understanding accurate soft proofing in Acrobat

Soft proofing is really great and it gives us the ability to save both time and money. It allows us to look at our documents on screen without any hard proofs required, but we need to make sure our monitors are calibrated and we have the correct color settings. In Adobe Acrobat, I'm going to look at our color settings now. Under Preferences, I'm going to choose Color Management. If I have a monitor that's been calibrated with an ICC profile, I want to pick that from my RGB pop-up menu. If I don't, I can go ahead and just use Adobe RGB (1998).

Another thing I want to look at is for CMYK. If I have a specific profile for a printing device, whether it's a digital press, sheetfed or web, I want to pick that under CMYK. If I don't, I'm going to use U.S. Web Coated (SWOP) v2. The next thing I'm going to look at is under Page Display. I want to make sure Use Local Fonts is not selected. If I do this and I have any font issues, they are going to be deceiving becau...

Understanding accurate soft proofing in Acrobat
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Understanding accurate soft proofing in Acrobat 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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Design
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