Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Preparing Digital Artwork
Adobe InDesign 1.0 for Windows
PLEASE NOTE: When creating graphics in page layout programs such as Adobe InDesign with the intention of outputting to an imagesetter or platesetter, it is extremely important that the person creating the illustration have a thorough understanding of the details of imaging in a prepress environment. There are an abundance of complex problems that can occur at output if paths are set up improperly, colors are indicated incorrectly, or other elements are constructed improperly. Trapping issues can also present problems if not addressed. The more complicated your illustration becomes, the greater the probability of problems at output, and therefore the need for more expertise and experience in creating the files.
If you set any type in InDesign, you must only use CPC supported fonts.
1. Create a new document. In InDesign, create a new document (File->New).
2. Creating the Document
3. Examine the page elements. Before exporting the page as an EPS file, ensure all page elements (type, images and other) use the proper settings. To do this choose File->Preflight from the InDesign menu bar. Examine the following reports:
Links and Images
Colors and Inks
Export the Page as an EPS
4. Export as an EPS. When you have finished creating and checking the page, export it as an EPS. Choose (File->Export) and select the EPS format as shown.
5. Select Export Options. Choose the following options for exporting EPS files.
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