How to Preflight QuarkXPress 2017 Files for Print Quality: FlightCheck

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Markzware shows how to preflight QuarkXPress 2017 files for print quality, via the FlightCheck preflight application for prepress:

Here, Markzware gives you the low-down on how to check QXP 2017 files in your print workflow. Printing solutions can allow QuarkXPress users to improve their print and publishing processes, as well as to locate document issues, via preflighting.

Markzware offers you expertly-developed printing solutions that solve common workflow issues for users of QuarkXPress and other desktop publishing programs. Markzware’s FlightCheck is pre press software that offers extensive preflight checking and packaging capabilities.

With industry trends for short runs and quick turnaround, the need for print quality control increases. Watch this video to see how easy it is to use FlightCheck for document quality assurance:

How to Preflight QuarkXPress 2017 Files for Print Quality: FlightCheck

Markzware’s FlightCheck can check a variety of file types, including QuarkXPress 2017 and 2018, and allows you to preflight these pre-press documents throughout the print workflow. Check out the video above, to learn the easy steps for checking your documents, to make sure they are print-ready.

How to Preflight for QuarkXPress 2017 Files for Print Quality via FlightCheck:
• Install and activate FlightCheck preflight software.
• Click on your preferred checkboxes in FlightCheck’s Preferences and Ground Controls. (These give FlightCheck details on items to check.)
• Set Ground Control items to Off, Warning, or Error, depending on the needs of your print workflow.
• Drag and drop your QuarkXPress 2017 file onto the FlightCheck icon to begin the preflighting process.
• FlightCheck will alert you to the potential printing problems that you specified.

Automating tasks with FlightCheck frees up employees’ time so they can focus on more revenue-generating activities. FlightCheck can also collect print job files into a single folder for printing, publishing or storing.

I decided on FlightCheck after switching from InDesign to Quark. … I use FlightCheck for checking incoming pdfs, native Quark files and the completed magazine. … Yes, I use the collect feature – not for sending files to the commercial printer (he doesn’t want them) but as a tidy record for myself.
– Michael Fitzgerald, FlightCheck user

There are many advantages to using FlightCheck, Markzware’s preflight software:
• assures that a full preflight checklist has been conducted prior to packaging.
• allows staff to avoid repeat work and to collaborate, by consolidating print job files.
• saves materials, by reducing the risk of costly reprints.
• offers a customizable preflight checklist.
• is handy for huge, complex documents that would require tremendous effort to check visually.
• can inspect both PDF and non-PDF documents, for printing quality.
• provides creative professionals with a powerful collection of printing tools for error-free output.
• speeds up the preflight and print production process, by eliminating time-consuming steps.

Markzware FlightCheck Ground Controls to
Preflight QuarkXPress 2017 Files for Print Quality:

FlightCheck Ground Controls to Preflight QuarkXPress 2017 Files for Print Quality

Printers can perform quality checks and gather files for print job delivery. With FlightCheck, you can check files, such as Adobe InDesign and more.

Markzware … updated … FlightCheck [to] support the new document format from QuarkXPress 2017. These frequent updates make up the value of … preflighting software … designed to allow solid interaction between some documents and your preferred publishing platform.

Highlights of FlightCheck software
• opportunity to batch preflight multiple files, to optimize productivity.
• support for a variety of print file types and versions.
• provides options that give you the freedom to tailor the document check, per job specs.
• support for several languages, including Dutch, English, French, German, and Spanish.
• file collection to package fonts, images, and other print job items into one folder.
• alerting to discovered file problems.

Results Window in FlightCheck Mac Application to
Preflight QuarkXPress 2017 Files for Print Quality:

Results Window in FlightCheck to Preflight QuarkXPress 2017 Files for Print Quality
can preflight many versions of different file types, including:
• Acrobat (PDF)
• CorelDRAW (CDR)
• Encapsulated PostScript (EPS)
• FreeHand (FH)
• Illustrator (AI)
• InDesign (INDD)
• PageMaker (PMD)
• Photoshop (PSD)
• QuarkXPress (QXP)
• Tag Image File Format (TIFF)
• Word (DOC)
• and much more

Markzware‘s FlightCheck offers a flexible framework that can be used for a variety of page layouts. Set up your preflight check to target the types of data that you want, skipping all the excess items that you don’t need to check.

Some print areas of concern on which FlightCheck can report:
• colors
• file format
• fonts
• image
• missing image
• image resolution
• bleed
• ink density
• broken links
• scaling

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Preflight software can make a significant difference in the resulting print product. Using FlightCheck, you can verify whether a prepress document actually meets your workflow’s print quality standards.

For more information on Markzware‘s software to check digital files for print quality control, see the FlightCheck page. For more printing solutions, see the Markzware Products page. Please also feel free to subscribe to the Markzware Mailing List, and share with Markzware on TwitterFacebookLinkedIn, and Google+.

How to Preflight QuarkXPress 2017 Files for Print Quality: FlightCheck

Title: How to Preflight QuarkXPress 2017 Files for Print Quality: FlightCheck
Published on: May 23, 2018
Patty Talley

Strategic Marketing Analyst at Markzware

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