File Preparation Standards

No matter where you are in your file creation process we can help you get to the final product. Whether that simply be creating a PDF or finishing your design. We accept all Adobe file formats up to currently Creative Suite 5.

Tutorials

How To Create A Zip File
Making a Zip File in Windows 7 or Windows XP
  • Place the files you want to compress into a single folder.
  • Right Click or Control Click the folder.
  • Hover over "Send To:" then choose "Compressed (Zipped) Folder
  • A new zip file will appear next to the folder
Making a Zip File on Mac OSX
  • Place the files you want to compress into a single folder.
  • Right Click or Control Click the folder.
  • Select the compress option.
  • A new zip file will appear next to the folder
Creating A Print Ready PDF
In Design PDF Creation
  • Open your file in inDesign. Make sure there are no errors when opening.
  • Select File > Export.
  • Choose a place to save your PDF then you will be prompted with a PDF setting box.
  • In these settings choose the "High Quality Print" Preset and Make the following changes.
  • Under General uncheck "Create Tagged PDF"
  • Update the Compression settings to not downsample images.
  • Click export to export the PDF to the specified location.
Adobe Illustrator PDF Creation
  • Open your file in Illustrator. Make sure there are no errors when opening.
  • In the upper left choose File > Save As
  • When choosing a location to save the PDF make sure the file type selected is PDF.
  • Choose "High Quality Print" from the drop down at the top to select the high quality default settings.
  • Make sure the compression settings match these below.
  • Now save the PDF and the file should be available to you.
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