14. Proofing and Printing Documents

What You’ll Do

Use Spell Check

Use the Custom Dictionary

Find and Replace Text and Elements

Find and Change Fonts

Print a Document

Print with Presets

Set General Print Options

Set Marks and Bleed Options

Set Graphics Options

Preview Color Separations

Set Output Options

Set Advanced Options

Set Color Management Options

Check for Print Problems

Insert File Information

Use the Document Info Panel


The Print command is probably the most used of all Illustrator’s print options. The Print command is a portal to other menus that let you control specific printing functions, such as crop marks and bleeds, output ink, graphics, and color management. Color separations divide artwork into four plates by color, ...

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