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Export of print file

Export print file

1. Export format and settings

Export your finished artwork by selecting the Adobe PDF format. In the PDF template, choose the setting ‘Illustrator Standard’. In the Compatibility field, select ‘Acrobat 7 (PDF 1.6)’. In the Options field below, select ‘Preserve Illustrator Editing Capabilities’, ‘Embed All Page Thumbnails’ and ‘Create Acrobat Layers From Top-Level Layers'.

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Once your artwork is finished, you can save it by clicking on ‘File’ and ‘Save As’. Next, select ‘Adobe PDF(pdf)’ as the file format. This will display a pop-up window. Under ‘General’ click ‘Print Quality’ for the Adobe PDF template and select ‘Acrobat 7 (PDF 1.6)’ under Compatibility.

Under the ‘Options’ menu, select ‘Preserve Illustrator Editing Capabilities’ and ‘Create Acrobat Layers From Top-Level Layers'. Make sure that the image compression is 300 ppi in the ‘Compatibility’ menu. In the ‘Marks & Bleed’ area, only the ‘Use Document Bleed Settings’ box should be checked.