PDF in all black ink for commercial printing

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Postby leolap@comcast.net » Thu Jun 26, 2008 3:53 pm

I'm creating a newspaper in Microsoft Publisher. My printer wants it saved as a PDF. I've sent the rough draft and he says the black print is "composite" and he needs it in pure black.

He says I can do that in the tool bar but I can't figure out how.

Help please!

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Postby Claudiu (Softland) » Thu Jun 26, 2008 4:40 pm

doPDF creates the PDF how it receives it, so changing those colors has to be made directly in Publisher. I don't have much experience with Publisher, but I know you can set the output to be different composite colors by going to File->Print->Advanced Print Settings. Here's what I've found in the MS Publisher help regarding the type of output, and you'll have to ask your printer guy which option he wants you to use:

Click Advanced Print Settings, and then click the Separations tab.

In the Output list, do one of the following:

Click Composite Grayscale to print a composite to a black and white printer.

Click Composite CMYK to print a composite to a CMYK color printer or proofing device.

Click Composite RGB to print a composite to a color printer.

P.S. You should edit your forum username so that it's not your email address, because this way you make your email public. You can change the username on the Profile page.

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Postby ronenbn » Wed Jul 02, 2008 11:43 pm

Hi Softland

I think that doPDF is a very nice virtual driver, not too sophisticated.

However, a color / B&W feature is highly needed (and exists with PDF995, PrimoPDF, etc.).

I think you may wish to consider adding that feature to the Printing Option.


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Postby shiny » Tue Sep 16, 2008 8:41 am

Am running a printing press which was newly started. can any body help me where to get commercial printing equipments and also can i know the starting price for that.I would be very thankful.

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