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

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Document Profile and Color Mode

As you begin a new Illustrator file, you’re prompted to choose a New Document Profile as a starting point (Figure 10.1). You can choose from Print, Web, Mobile and Devices, Video and Film, Basic CMYK, and Basic RGB. Each profile has presets for such attributes as dimensions, color mode, measurement units, and Raster Effects resolution. You can also base a new document on one of Illustrator’s supplied templates, which contain more “furniture” (such as swatches, artboards, brushes, and artwork) than a simple document profile.

Figure 10.1. Document profiles give you a head start on the settings for a new document. Click the triangle next to Advanced to reveal options for Color Mode, Raster Effects Resolution, and ...

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