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Color Printing

QuarkXPress requires a Printer Description File (PDF) to access specific options of the printer. Install the appropriate PDF file for the resolution of your printer. You can find PDF files for Quark on the installation CD inside the Quark File folder. Copy the PDF to the Quark Xpress/PDF folder before starting QuarkXPress.

  1. Go to the Apple menu, and select Chooser. Highlight Adobe PS and select your printer.
  2. Launch QuarkXPress.
  3. If you are using the EFIColor Xtension:
    1. From the Edit menu, select Preferences then EfiColor:
      1. Uncheck Use EFI Color.
      2. Click OK.
  4. From the File menu, select Page Setup:
    1. Select Page Attributes in the pop-up menu.
      1. Set Paper to the desired paper size.
      2. To select a custom paper size:
        1. Select Custom Page Default from the pop-up menu.
        2. Enter the width and height of your custom page.
        3. Enter a Custom Page Name.
        4. Click Add.
        5. Select Page Attributes from the pop-up menu.
        6. Set Paper to the new custom page type.
    2. Click OK.
  5. From the File menu, select Print.
    1. Set Printer to the network print queue for your output device.
    2. Select General from the pop-up menu:
      1. Select the page range and the number of copies you want to print.
    3. Select Color Matching from the pop-up menu:
      1. Set Print Color to Color/Grayscale.
    4. Select PostScript Settings from the pop-up menu:
      1. Set Format to PostScript Job.
      2. Set PostScript Level to Level 1, 2 amd 3 Compatible.
      3. Set Data Format to Binary.
      4. Set Font Inclusion to All.
    5. Select Printer Specific Options from pop-up menu:
      1. Set ICC Output Profile to None.
      2. To print the file automatically, set After Spooling to Send.
      3. To verify the print mode and profile settings before printing the file, set After Spooling to Hold.
      4. To keep the output file in the queue on the server after printing, set After Output to Hold.
    6. Click Print to start printing.

See Also

QuarkXPress 3.32 Macintosh

Spot Color Printing and Contour Cutting