Reviewing advanced printer settings


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Reviewing advanced printer settings

The lower part of Quark's Print dialog box contains some of the most important settings for making sure that your output appears exactly as you intend it to. Let's have a look at what each one does. It's very important when you're printing to a postscript device, to choose the correct Postscript Printer Description file, PPD. That way QuarkXPress knows all the different features that are built into the printer and can use them maximally. You may have luck printing with the wrong PPD, but it's always better to choose the right one. Now I happened to know that our Upstairs Color printer is an HP Color LaserJet 5550.

So I selected it from the incredibly long list of PPD files that are included in QuarkXPress and that may have been added by new printers as you added them to your network. When I chose this PPD, this information became specific for that printer. It shows me the Paper Sizes that are available on that printer, I chose Letter. It allows me to adjust the output ...

Reviewing advanced printer settings
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Reviewing advanced printer settings provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Jay Nelson as part of the QuarkXPress 8 Essential Training

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Design
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QuarkXPress
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