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Casmate File is already vector. FlexiSign opens Casmate files and can use Casfonts too.


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I would ask the print shop how they would like the file to be setup. You may not have to do anything. I have worked with some print shops that want you to use a specific spot color or name for the Layer. You will need to expand both the green background and the layer mask of the image. You can do this with Path Offset or manually move the anchor points. ...


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No This would just be a huge source of confusion because it assumes the person looking at a file knows that bleeds exist and have been hidden by the viewing software or not. This is why printer trim marks exist :) A printer should quote the specs for a job ahead of time (or you should be aware of what print specs you're buying). If the quote says the printer ...


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No, bleeds cannot be disabled from a PDF view. A PDF either has bleed, or it doesn't. There is no "bleed on & off" button when looking at a PDF. First, make sure you discuss this with the printer explicitly and understand what kind of PDF they need. In some cases they do not need a bleed on the PDF, otherwise you need to follow these steps and ...


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Don't do this. ...even if it turns out to be possible. In my opinion, there is never a need to do this, and it even encourages printing errors. First off, I'd like to repeat what Billy says: if you are using the bleed area, fill it up completely. Not doing so defeats the point of using bleed and may end up confusing your printer. Possibly, getting your PDF ...


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If you have been asked to create a 0.125" bleed, then you should make sure the image fits the bleed or overlaps it slightly. If it doesn't extend all the way to the edge, then it will not technically be a 0.125" bleed. If it doesn't quite reach, then enlarge the image slightly so that it does. When you save the PDF, in the export settings, add trim ...


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I think the upshot here is that they are not willing to give you any guarantees about colour matching. The fact they can use either RGB or CMYK images suggests to me the print technology is probably fully digital, and the service is set up so that ordinary members of the public who lack technical knowledge and don't have access to professional design ...


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They say: Send a PDF, we print it. We are not going to give to you any information of the printable color range and how exactly you'll get what you saw on your screen. It will be what it happens to be. They say "it's useless to have more than 800 dpi - we are not going to give any advantage to you if you happen to send say 1000 dpi. Do we even start ...


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Yes, it's important to descreen a scanned halftone image even though it's going to printed at the same size as the original. In this answer I will assume that you are printing with offset or a digital printer which uses halftone screen. Many digital printers use stochastic raster and won't have the exact same issues, but likely something similar. The moiré ...


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When scanning materials which have already been commercially printed, there is a very high possibility of running into a moiré pattern. A moiré is an undesirable "checker" pattern which is created when the existing dot screen of the printed piece being scanned conflicts with the screen in the scan being printed. Descreening in scanning software is ...


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No idea how badly your descreening works. Your linked "Small" file is full of repeating colored pattern. Without having the original as paper in my hands I cannot decide is the pattern printed or did it pop up as an interference result of the print color dot grid and the pixel grid of the scanner (=Moire effect). But I can fade a great part of the ...


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