Checking artwork files by yourself

Basic artwork examination In order to prevent errors for the file that the client sends to the printing plant Need to have a preliminary examination of the work file first The file that the client submits must be an AI, Photoshop or PDF file only. What we should check initially is (in case of AI file)

1. Check whether the job file has been cut or not.

2. Check whether the work file has the correct size or not.

3. Check whether the work file is CREATE OUTLINE or not.

4. Verify that the images used are attached. Or does the work file have an EMBED IMAGE?

Procedures for checking job files

  1. Check whether the job file has been cut or not.

file without cutting

file with cutting

(Should have cut 3 mm per side on 4 sides)

2. Check whether the work file has the correct size or not.

3. Check whether the work file is CREATE OUTLINE or not.
Right click> Select Create Outlines> Click Select.

If you don’t have CREAT OUTLINE, the screen will tick like this.

4. Verify that the images used are attached. Or does the work file have an EMBED IMAGE?