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Adobe InDesign CS4 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques by Kelly Kordes Anton, John Cruise

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Chapter ElevenPreflight and Output

As you work on a publication, you’ll probably print several proofs to one or more desktop printers before the publication is completed. After you’ve added the final touches and the publication is ready for final output, you or your print service provider will print the finished document, probably using a high-resolution printer. If you’re producing a color publication for print on a printing press, final output means printing color separations that will be used to print the document on-press.

One of the main advantages of page-layout software is that it lets you view publications onscreen before you print them. However, displaying a publication onscreen and printing it are very different processes. InDesign ...

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