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Offline EmparentingMom

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Creating Print Ready PDF for Cover
« on: November 19, 2020, 12:49:08 am »
Hi! Does anyone know the best way to creat a print-ready pdf for a paperback cover, using photoshop? Do you just save as a high quality photoshop pdf? Are there any color settings to watch out for?

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    Offline Sleeping Cat Books

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    Re: Creating Print Ready PDF for Cover
    « Reply #1 on: November 19, 2020, 04:33:19 am »
    If your version of Photoshop allows it, you should save using the PDF/X-1a output setting. Your cover should be CMYK rather than RGB, for the best sense of what the colors will look like when printed.

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