How to create Press Ready PDFs for Still Creek Press using QuarkXPress® (Mac or PC):

  1. Select File > Export and choose Layout as PDF…
  2. Select Options tab
  3. Set all the Compression settings to: None
  4. Set all Resolution to: Keep resolution
  5. Uncheck Compress Text and Line Art
  6. Under Color Options > Color Mode, select Composite
  7. Under Color Options > Setup, select Composite CMYK and Spot
  8. Check Fonts > Download All
  9. Select Registration Marks to: Centered and Offset to 9pt or 0.125″
  10. Set Bleed to Symmetric and amount to 9pt or 0.125″
  11. Select the OPI tab and deselect all check boxes
  12. Under JDF Options, deselect check box
  13. Select OK and then name and save your PDF file
  14. Review the PDF in Acrobat 7.0 Professional or later.