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Print PDF Settings

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 MSM Print 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. Read more about proper color conversion here.

MSM Print, Omaha Nebraska1. General

·      Compatibility: Use the highest version available

·      Pages: All/Pages

·      Options: Uncheck all

·      Include: Uncheck all

MSM Print, Omaha Nebraska2. Compression

·      Color Images: Do Not Downsample

·      Grayscale Images: Do Not Downsample

·      Monochrom Images: Do Not Downsample

MSM Print, Omaha Nebraska3. Marks and Bleeds

·      Marks: Crop Marks/Page Information

·      Bleed and Slug: Uncheck “Use Document Bleed Settings”. Set all at 0.25 in

MSM Print, Omaha Nebraska4. Output

·      Ink Manager: If not needed, PMS and spot colors can be converted to CMYK here.

MSM Print, Omaha Nebraska5. Advanced

·      No changes

MSM Print, Omaha Nebraska6. Security

·      Do not password protect or add permissions

·      Save Preset: Save all settings for future use

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