O'Reilly logo

iWork for Mac OS X Cookbook by Alexander Anichkin

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Producing a CMYK-separated PDF for a professional print shop

iWork documents look elegant and professional on screen. To make them look equally impressive in a professional or commercial printed version, we need to convert them to a press-quality PDF format. Dealing with PDF production is one obstacle that many iWork users find difficult to overcome once they move beyond home or office printing.

Getting ready

Apple Macs have their own PDF-making application—Preview. You can also navigate to File | Export... | PDF to produce PDFs. These are sufficient for on-screen use or for printing out on desktop printers.

However, most professional printers or print-to-order websites can't—or won't—convert them from the computer screen, three-color mode (RGB ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required