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Creating PDF files from QuarkXPress

Please follow the instructions below to create a print ready PDF from your application. If you have any questions, please contact your system administrator or Ambit Creative Group.

Creating PDF settings from QuarkXPress:

  1. Select File / Export and choose Layout as PDF...
  2. Click Options button
  3. Select New PDF Output Style and Name it AMBITprint
  4. From the tabs on the left adjust setting as follows:
    1. Pages: Uncheck all options
    2. Meta Data: Leave Default
    3. Hyperlinks: Uncheck all options
    4. Compression:
      1. Color Images: Compression = None, Downsample = 300dpi
      2. Grayscale Images: Compression = None, Downsample 300dpi
      3. Monochrome Images: Compression = None, Downsample = 300dpi
      4. Uncheck Compress Text and Line Art
    5. Color: Output Mode select Composite, setup select "As Is"
    6. Fonts: Select All
    7. Marks:Registration Marks Mode = Centered
    8. Bleed: Select Symmetric and amount to .5"
    9. Layers: Check Select All
    10. Transparency: Uncheck Unsample rotations
    11. OPI: deselect all check boxes
    12. JDF: deselect all check boxes
  5. Click Capture Settings

Exporting as PDF from QuarkXPress:

  1. Select File / Export and choose Layout as PDF...
  2. Select Ambit Creative Group from the PDF style drop down menu
  3. Navigate to the folder you want to save the file in
  4. Name the file, click Save
  5. Open your PDF and proof it before sending it to Ambti Creative Group
  6. Submit your file

Creating PDF files from QuarkXPress

Please use the instructions below to create a print ready PDF from your application. If you have any questions, please contact your system administrator or.

Creating PDF settings from QuarkXPress:

  1. Select File / Export and choose Layout as PDF...
  2. Click Options button
  3. Select New PDF Output Style and Name it AMBITprint
  4. From the tabs on the left adjust setting as follows:
    1. Pages: Uncheck all options
    2. Meta Data: Leave Default
    3. Hyperlinks: Uncheck all options
    4. Compression:
      1. Color Images: Compression = None, Downsample = 300dpi
      2. Grayscale Images: Compression = None, Downsample 300dpi
      3. Monochrome Images: Compression = None, Downsample = 300dpi
      4. Uncheck Compress Text and Line Art
    5. Color: Output Mode select Composite, setup select "As Is"
    6. Fonts: Select All
    7. Marks:Registration Marks Mode = Centered
    8. Bleed: Select Symmetric and amount to .5"
    9. Layers: Check Select All
    10. Transparency: Uncheck Unsample rotations
    11. OPI: deselect all check boxes
    12. JDF: deselect all check boxes
  5. Click Capture Settings

Exporting as PDF from QuarkXPress:

  1. Select File / Export and choose Layout as PDF...
  2. Select Ambit Creative Group from the PDF style drop down menu
  3. Navigate to the folder you want to save the file in
  4. Name the file, click Save
  5. Open your PDF and proof it before sending it to Ambti Creative Group
  6. Submit your file