High-End PDF Printing
By Ted Padova, Author of the Acrobat 5.0 PDF Bible
SEE ALSO: Ted Padova's "Creating Adobe Acrobat Forms" book from Wiley Publishing was released in June 2002. The CD-ROM that ships with his new book includes both the full version of "Creating Adobe Acrobat Forms" in PDF and two free eBooks -- "101 Acrobat 5.0 eTips and Techniques" and "101 Acrobat 5.0 Forms eTips and Techniques," also written by the author.
- Why PDF?
- Creating PDFs from Application Software
The Office Applications (Windows only), Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, QuarkXPress, Adobe InDesign, Adobe PageMaker, Adobe FrameMaker, Microsoft Publisher, Adobe Illustrator 9.0, Photoshop 6.0, CorelDraw and MacroMedia FreeHand
- Distiller JobOptions
General JobOptions, Compression JobOptions, Fonts JobOptions, Color JobOptions and Advanced JobOptions
Process Color, Spot Color, DeviceN Color, RGB to CMYK Conversions and Soft Proofing Color
- Printing Issues
Font Embedding, Reducing File Sizes, Cropping Image Data, Printing PDFs to PostScript, Rasterizing PDFs, Saving PDFs as TIFF, Exporting PDFs as EPS, Lantana Research Crackerjack and Adobe Acrobat InProduction
This eBook is a collection of issues related to printing
PDFs to high-end devices such as imagesetters, large
format inkjets and other commercial printing devices.
Many of the ideas set forth in this document will also
be helpful to those who print PDFs to desktop printers.
Adobe Acrobat has evolved to become a standard in
the printing industry and is often the preferred format
by service technicians and providers. With the introduction
of Adobe Acrobat 5.0, printing PDFs to any
device has become easier and more efficient.
As a diagnostic and solutions tool, almost any imaging
center owner will tell you that Adobe Acrobat is an
indispensible product. For the end user, creating PDF
files for service centers will often save you time and
If you're struggling with printing problems and you
haven't found help, look to www.planetpdf.com.
Chances are, you'll find an answer to a question or an
individual who can help you. If all else fails, send me an
email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in learning more about
Adobe Acrobat, look for my "The Acrobat 5 PDF Bible" at all major book resellers.