When you’re ready to send your artwork to be printed, follow these PDF settings to properly export your files. This will ensure fonts, colors and images arrive at Printco accurately. Fonts with licensing restrictions may prevent you from creating a PDF file.
A Note on Color…
Check for RGB images and color swatches! Remember, printers use CMYK.
Compatibility: Use the highest version available
Color Images: Do Not Downsample
Grayscale Images: Do Not Downsample
Monochrom Images: Do Not Downsample
Marks: Crop Marks/Page Information
Bleed and Slug: Uncheck “Use Document Bleed Settings”. Set all at 0.25 in
Ink Manager: If not needed, PMS and spot colors can be converted to CMYK here.
Do not password protect or add permissions
Save Preset: Save all settings for future use