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GATF Offers PDF Print Production Guide

(May 2003) posted on Tue May 06, 2003

Specific to prepress and print production

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"The PDF Print Production Guide" by Joseph Marin and Julie Shaffer, suggests specific techniques for handling commonly encountered PDF problems such as missing image bleeds, duotone image conversions, and text-editing whole paragraphs. Published by GATFPress, the guide focuses on the most frequently mentioned problems in a GATF survey of printing firms. All of the solutions recommended in the book have been tested in the GATF labs.

It also suggests specific procedures for creating print-perfect PDF files using the standard Acrobat software tools. And one chapter has been devoted to answering common PDF questions taken directly from GATF training programs and seminars. All information in this book has been tested in the GATF labs for reliability.

The book is $40 for GATF members and $45 for nonmembers. (Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF):