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Photoshop® CS3 Bible by Robert C. Fuller, Laurie Ulrich Fuller

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Chapter 20. Printing and Publishing with Photoshop

Conceptually, printing is a pretty straightforward process. You choose the Print command, press Enter or Return, wait for something to come out of your printer, and then you admire yet another piece of forest that you've destroyed. Of course, printing can be an unbelievably complicated subject too, involving things like dot-gain compensation, hardware calibration, under-color removal, toxic processor chemicals, separation table generation, infinitesimal color parameters, and then factor in the publishing requirements for graphics bound for the Web and you're liable to spend a whole lot of your otherwise valuable time trying to figure out what the heck's going on — or pulling your hair out. At the very least, you're going to feel some anxiety at some point.

This chapter is intended to help you avoid that anxiety — or maybe lessen it — and to help you make sense of it all. By the time you finish this ...

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