Category Archives for Technical Tips

Preparing a Print-Ready PDF

How to Save a Print-Ready PDF File from InDesignFirst, under File – Adobe PDF Presets, use the existing preset “Press Quality”. Change the Compatibility to “Acrobat 8/9 (PDF 1.7)”. Then make sure you are saving all the Pages as “Pages” and not “Spreads”. Then View as “Fit Page” and Layout as “Single Page”. Next, in the Compression […]

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Prepress Checklist

What is Prepress? Prepress refers to everything that happens to make sure a job is correctly prepared for printing. This is when you catch the errors that could hold up the job on press. For trouble-free printing down the line, it is important to get your design in the best shape possible before upload. Please […]

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