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Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Suite Applications by Claudia McCue

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Sending Files

Ask the print service provider about their preferred method of file submission. If they provide a way of submitting files online via FTP (File Transfer Protocol), they’ll give you directions for accessing the correct target directory. Use a file-compression program such as StuffIt (Macintosh and Windows), ZipMagic (Windows), or WinZip (Windows) to consolidate the job into a single archive and to reduce the amount of data you’re uploading. Additionally, both the Macintosh OS X operating system and Windows XP and later have built-in file compression utilities. On the Mac, select a file or folder, and then Control-click it (or right-click with a two-button mouse) to select Create Archive from the context menu that appears. In Mac ...

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