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Old 02-16-2009, 12:21 PM   #1
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Default Quality issues with Quark 7

We are having problems with the quality of output from quark 7. If we print the EPS file to our RIP from Quark 6 the image is excellent. If we open the same file in Quark 7 and print the file to our RIP the colors and gray scale fade and sharpness is reduced and the over all quality is poor. Any ideals
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Old 02-16-2009, 12:50 PM   #2
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Don't have an answer for you but hopefully one of the Quark mavens will pop in soon...just wanted to let you know that I deleted your duplicate post--not sure why it posted twice but it happens sometime...

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Old 02-16-2009, 06:56 PM   #3
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I don't have a copy of QuarkXPress he in front of me, but yes...

Check the setting of the halftoning method in the print settings. I think you'll find that the two versions are set differently.

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Bloomin' Quark. Try checking the following in the Print dialog:
- Use the correct PPD
- Set Halftoning to Conventional, not Printer
- Make sure picture output is set to Normal
- Turn off that damn OPI nonsense (unactivate it in Xtensions)
- Use the correct colour profile

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- Set Halftoning to Conventional, not Printer
that's the one that I was trying to remember!

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Old 02-19-2009, 10:54 AM   #6
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Luckily, Quack defaults to conventional 'arftoning, and if you produce a PDF with it set to Printer, you get a warning from Aggrobrat's preflight (can't remember exactly what, but it's along the lines of "file contains halftone information" which is a bit ambiguous!)

   
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