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Color Printing

  1. In Adobe Illustrator, from the File menu, select Document Setup:
    1. From the pull-down menu, select Artboard:
      1. Choose a standard paper size in the Size field.
      2. To use a custom page size:
        1. Select Custom from the Size field.
        2. Select the desired Units.
        3. Enter the Width and Length for your custom page size.

          To avoid cutting off the image, enter the exact size of your media.

        4. Click OK.
    2. Click OK.
  2. From the File menu, select Print.
    1. Set Printer to the network print queue that corresponds to the desired output device.
    2. Select General from the list on the left side of the screen.
      1. Set Copies to the number of copies you want to print.
    3. Click the Setup button.
      1. Make sure your printer is highlighted, then click the Preferences button.
      2. Select the Layout tab and click the Advanced button.
      3. Under Advanced Options:
        1. To print the file automatically, set After Spooling to Print.
        2. To verify the print mode and profile settings before printing the file, set After Spooling to Hold.
        3. To automatically start RIPing the file without printing it, set After Spooling to RIP.
        4. Click OK.
      4. Click OK.
      5. Click Print to start printing.

See Also

Adobe Illustrator CS on Windows