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From Design Into Print: Preparing Graphics and Text for Professional Printing by Sandee Cohen

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Appendix A. Preflight Checklist

Congratulations, you’ve made it through the whole book and are ready to send your job off to be professionally output! Of course you don’t want to get a phone call late at night from the print service provider telling you one of your pictures is missing. Or your fonts are styled incorrectly. Or the colors are too dense. And are you sure those colors were set as process, not spot? And the resolution is correct? And what about text that might have reflowed? And are the printer fonts included? And...? Hold it! There are too many things to remember all at once!

You’re not expected to keep all this in your head. This chapter contains a checklist to help you go through your job in an orderly fashion and make sure everything ...

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