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[filmscanners] RE: 3 Newbie questions

> I agree with some of what you have said- especially the above, although I
> think you have assumed a somewhat harsh position as to what a print house
> should have and use and what it shouldn't.  If by China, it is meant
> mainland China; it is entirely possible that they do not have the
> latest and
> greatest software or hardware available.  The same can be said for small
> publishing houses or presses who may do quality work using less than the
> latest and greatest software or equipment.
> It is also possible that they require images in CYMK color space
> and as EPS
> files which will be placed within a page layout that is then sent to the
> press where plates will be made by the printers in accordance with their
> requirments in order to keep their costs down; whereas the
> submission of RGB
> TIFF, PSD, or some other file format files would require
> additional work and
> costs on their end which would make the publication budget unprofitable.

Well, sure, but if they can't handle an image with your embedded profile,
and you don't have a profile for their printer, then your color is potluck.
There's no magic.


Ciao,               Paul D. DeRocco
Paul                mailto:pderocco@ix.netcom.com

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