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Real World: Adobe Creative Suite 2 by Steve Werner, Sandee Cohen

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Chapter 16. Preflighting and Printing

Despite the claims of some industry pundits, print is not dead! We may rely on more different kinds of media for our information and entertainment than we did a decade or two ago, but almost every creative professional ultimately needs to print page layouts created in InDesign, or drawings produced in Illustrator, or images built in Photoshop. Many of us also need to publish this material, which requires preparing our files for commercial printing. And if we care about the accuracy of our printouts—especially if commercial printing is involved—it is important that we check our files ahead of time to make sure they met our expectations.

The process of analyzing and checking files as an early step in a print ...

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