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PDFs for print or screen are now the favoured format to send files, but there are many flavours and elements in a PDF. The Adobe Acrobat: Managing PDFs in Production one day course will show you how to use Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign and Illustrator to edit images. You will also look at how to create, check and correct issues for your PDF/X compliant files ready to present to clients. Perfect your skills in enhancing resolution, transparency, links, colours space and ink manager. Learn the tools of trim and bleed, object inspector and overprint to create high quality images.
The day is based around interactive lectures, examples with lots of practical’s and discussion to enhance your understanding of PDFs in production. You are also encouraged to bring your own files and prints for immediate problem solving.
Use preflighting to correct files
Use Acrobat to investigate file issues to streamline prepress
Overprint and Transparency
CMYK and RGB/CMYK
By the end of this course you should be able to:
Analyse how files are created from images, to layout, PDF creation and delivery
Understand and create PDF/X-1a or PDF/X-4 standard files
Use preflighting software to identify and correct files
Control the colour on screen, in Adobe CS to print
Who Should Attend
This course is intended for designers and printers who make or need to check PDFs. Anyone responsible for creating magazines, packaging, reports for print and web.
Intermediate. Students will have some knowledge of Adobe CS and Acrobat.
Follow up Courses
Once you have taken this course you may be interested in Colour Management and Adobe InDesign: Intermediate.
Students will have some knowledge of Adobe CS and Acrobat.
Southwark, SE1 6SB
11:00am - 5:00pm
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