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PDF/X for Press (304)

  • Class Highlights:
    • Traditional vs. PDF Workflow
    • PDF/X Standards
    • PDF/X Tools
    • Font Issues
    • Setup
    • Making PDFs
    • Preflighting
    • Verification
    • Touch Ups/Editing
    • Acrobat Version Specific Preflight
    • Soft Proofing
    • Color Management

  • Class Description:
    PDF/X is the standard for transferring completed publications to the printing plant. Learn how PDF/X simplifies the transfer of publication files. Get a more thorough understanding of PDF/X options and how to achieve the best results.

    We will teach you the basics of the Portable Document Format— the theory, the reasons behind its creation, and its capabilities. The pros and cons of supplying PDFs instead of native files. How to setup and export to PDF from various publishing applications like InDesign and QuarkXPress.

    We will also teach you how to fine tune your PDFs for the desired publishing medium. Learn how to control fonts, compression, sampling, and color. We will also examine some of the more common errors and see how you can check your files before you send them out.

  • Platform: This class is for Mac and Windows computers
  • Class length: 1 day
  • Class cost: $495.00
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