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Technical Info

Supported Applications:

  • Adobe® InDesign (up to CS6)
  • Adobe® Photoshop (up to CS6)
  • Adobe Illustrator (up to CS6)
  • QuarkXpress (up to 8.5)
  • Microsoft® Word
  • Microsoft® Excel

Supported graphic file types:
(See File Prep Notes below for more detailed information)

  • pdf - Preferred
  • ai (Adobe Illustrator)
  • psd (Adobe Photoshop)
  • indd (Adobe InDesign)
  • qxd (QuarkXpress)
  • eps
  • jpeg / jpg
  • tiff

File Prep Notes

PDF for advanced users please set to PDF X-1a compliance, include bleed area, ensure fonts are embedded or outlined.

ai: outline fonts, embed images, ensure images are in either CMYK (300 ppi), Greyscale (300 ppi), or Bitmap (600 ppi) mode. Send us all links and fonts used to create file.

psd: flatten all effects and font layers, ensure mode is either CMYK (300 ppi), Greyscale (300 ppi), or Bitmap (600 ppi)

indd: Use the File Package feature, click to: File/ Package. Save to unique folder. Include fonts and links. Compress folder and upload through our site. Detailed file packaging instructions from Adobe InDesign

qxd: Use the Collect for Output feature; File/ Collect for Output. Save to unique folder. Include fonts and pictures (links). Compress folder and upload through our site. Detailed collect for output instruction from Quark Xpress

eps: Since encapsulated postscript (eps) methods and sources can vary, please call our Prepress Department for details.

jpg / jpg: Ensure mode is either CMYK (300 ppi), Greyscale (300 ppi), or Bitmap (600 ppi). Use Highest Qualty or No Compression

tiff: Ensure mode is either CMYK (300 ppi), Greyscale (300 ppi), or Bitmap (600 ppi). Use color preview and no compression