5823 readersAcrobat’s soft proofing feature simulates onscreen how your final print will look once it’s printed. How you activate it depends on your version of Acrobat. Here’s how to find it in Acrobat X: choose View> Tools> Print Production> Output Preview. In earlier versions of Acrobat, choose Advanced> Print Production> Output Preview. Then, select a profile from the Simulation Profile
8555 readersIf you need to print a booklet, and your application doesn’t have a booklet-printing feature, try using the Print Booklet feature in Acrobat X or Adobe Reader X. You’ll find it in the Print dialog under the Page Scaling popup menu. You can print one side or both sides, and choose Left or Right binding.
6701 readersYou can see what’s different between any two documents or Web pages by using Acrobat, no matter what their original format! Just export both documents to PDF format, or if you only have printed copies, scan them and open them in Acrobat. (Tip: you can scan directly into Acrobat, or generate a PDF from a website
22102 readersQuark’s Web page of known issues in QuarkXPress 9 include this one: If you export a PDF without embedding the fonts (File> Export> Layout as PDF> Options button> Fonts), then import that PDF and run Collect for Output (File menu) with Fonts checked, the fonts that are not embedded in the PDF are not collected. While not
8662 readersIn Acrobat, an easy way to see information about a piece of content on a PDF page, including text, is to use the Object Inspector in the Output Preview dialog box. To open the Output Preview dialog box, do this: In Acrobat X and above, choose View> Tools> Print Production, and click on Output Preview. In earlier
9147 readersLike many applications, QuarkXPress lets you change its defaults for new documents. For example, maybe you prefer to work in picas, inches or centimeters. To set QuarkXPress so that every new document uses your preferred unit of measurement, first be sure that no document is open. (Otherwise, your changes will only apply to the current
6113 readersOS X 10.7 (Lion) doesn’t include drivers for some older printers, but that doesn’t mean you can’t use them with Lion — even if you can’t find an installer! Assuming you already have the printer driver you need installed on another Mac, just copy it from Library/Printers/PPDs to a removable device like a Flash drive. Connect
1159 readersWe’ll also show you how you can use Buzzword to collaborate between different documents.
8066 readersEach time a new version of QuarkXPress is released, I receive a bunch of questions about how to save a QuarkXPress document so that it may be read by a previous version of QuarkXPress. With the recent release of QuarkXPress 9, this question is high in the minds of many. As with all versions of
23588 readersIf you export a PDF and view the PDF in Acrobat, and you see a white line around an item in the PDF, you can make that line go away by turning off “Smooth Line Art” in Acrobat’s Page Display preferences. The white line usually doesn’t print, but you and your clients may feel better
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