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Commercial Print Shop - what should I ask?

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Old 06-17-2002, 03:55 PM
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Adrian:

This is excellent advice, especially for a novice like me.

It sure hasn't taken you long to get up to speed on the "RetouchPro everybody helps anybody when they can" culture.

Welcome aboard and thanks very much.

~DannyR~

P.S. When you get a few minutes, you might want to introduce yourself over in the Salon (non-tech) Forum, in this thread.
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Old 06-18-2002, 08:52 AM
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I've had some postcards and some tri-fold brochures printed in the past, and I thought they were excellent quality. But no one ever mentioned Quark Express, support files, or fonts of any kind.
You submitted a PShop file for the camera ready design, but probably had them do any of the text needed for the brochure - right? When we submit a brochure with both the text and the images done the way we want them, the printers will usually need a PageMaker (what I use) or Quark file with separate files for each of the type font(s) that you have chosen to use for your text as well as your image files.

I still have a lot to learn about printing, and am grateful for the good information in this thread.
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Old 06-18-2002, 11:35 AM
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CJ -

Yes, I supplied images and a mockup of the layout and text I wanted and they did the rest.
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