How Graphic Designers Can Preflight to Check Document Problems

Markzware FlightCheck New Version! Click Here To Learn More

How graphic designers can preflight with Markzware’s pre press software, FlightCheck, to check document problems:

If a graphic designer risks overlooking important print items, it could result in printing problems. Thanks to Markzware‘s preflight technology, designers can detect file problems early and take necessary action.

Markzware provides printing solutions that can ensure a graphic design document is in a print-ready format for top print quality. FlightCheck is a stand-alone application that can check digital files to preflight print documents for print quality control.

If you handle graphic design, you can preflight color, check image resolution, and more, via FlightCheck. Check out how, in this demonstration video:

How Graphic Designers Can Preflight to Check Document Problems

Markzware’s FlightCheck can check DTP (desktop publishing) files for print quality.

How to Preflight Graphic Design Documents for Printing Quality (basic steps):

  • Install and activate FlightCheck software for preflighting.
  • Click your preferred checkboxes in FlightCheck’s Preferences and Ground Controls.
  • Set Ground Control items to Off, Warning, or Error, per your print workflow’s needs.
  • Drag and drop your graphic design file onto the FlightCheck icon to begin preflighting.
  • FlightCheck will alert you to the potential printing problems that you specified.

flightcheck-logoIncluding FlightCheck in the graphic design workflow helps to ensure that prepress documents will print with high quality. This can help to eliminate excess press runs.

FlightCheck provides many benefits:
• reduces material and labor costs.
• provides a record of prepress errors to address.
• provides print quality control, to reduce the risk of poor print results.
• speeds up the preflight process, by eliminating time-consuming steps.
• handles preflighting for printing quality of both PDF and non-PDF documents.
• enables team members to stay up to date on a specific print job, using a single folder.
• can put your client at ease from knowing that their print job will be checked before printing.
• allows you to customize your document scan, via FlightCheck‘s Preferences and Ground Controls.
• is handy for huge, complex documents that would require tremendous effort to check via eyesight.
• provides design professionals with powerful printing tools for automatic preflighting and error-free output.
• increases efficiency, by allowing users to finish preflighting faster and to move on to their next workflow priority.

Preflight software can provide print quality control for your prepress files. FlightCheck gives professionals a thorough preflight tool that can pay for itself in savings on labor and material.

Graphic Designers Can Preflight Print Files by Using
FlightCheck Menu Items to Check Document Problems
Markzware FlightCheck Menu Items in Stand-Alone Preflight ApplicationFlightCheck’s features include:
• full-screen support.
• stand-alone preflight ability.
• support for automatic preflight.
• a contextual menu for the file list.
• built-in preflight checklist selections.
• installation via the Applications folder.
• options and checklist areas, in a user-friendly interface.
• support for InDesign CC 2015 and other print file types.

Graphic designers need a preflighting tool that can do a thorough check of the file types that they use. With Markzware’s helpful application, graphic designers can produce high-quality print documents for advertising, marketing, publishing, etc.

FlightCheck enables graphic software users to preflight several DTP image and file types, including:
• Adobe Acrobat
• Adobe FrameMaker
• Adobe FreeHand
• Adobe Illustrator
• Adobe InDesign
• Adobe PageMaker
• Adobe Photoshop
• Adobe Postscript Files
• CorelDRAW
• Microsoft PowerPoint
• Microsoft Publisher
• Microsoft Word
• QuarkXPress

With FlightCheck, printers, publishers, graphic designers and creative professionals no longer have to do a visual print quality check. FlightCheck’s drag-and-drop interface gives you an easy way to preflight, without the troubles associated with other methods.

Some file details that FlightCheck can check include:
• bleed
• colors
• font size
• hairlines
• ink density
• spot colors
• image resolution

FlightCheck provides thorough preflighting, so graphic designers can be sure that their document receives a full preflight check. This also helps to save print materials.

For more information on Markzware‘s pre press software to check files for print quality control, please see the FlightCheck page. For more printing solutions, please see the Markzware Products page.

How did this preflight solution help your print workflow to preflight graphic design documents? Comment below to let us know. Also, feel free to subscribe to the Markzware Mailing List, and share with Markzware on
LinkedIn, and

How Graphic Designers Can Preflight to Check Document Problems

Title: How Graphic Designers Can Preflight to Check Document Problems
Published on: December 11, 2015
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

Related Articles

Stay Connected!