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Quark Xpress

HubCast Production Guide for Use With Quark Xpress

Download the PDF version of this guide or follow the instructions below.


How to Create a Press-Ready PDF for HubCast using Quark Xpress

For the PC or Mac:

  1. Save any changes to your document before proceeding.
  2. Go to Quark Xpress Preferences and select “PDF” from the left-hand list.
  3. In the PDF Workflow dialog which appears, click the Direct to PDF option.
  4. Also in the PDF Workflow, set Default Name to Default Settings. Click OK to close the window.
  5. Go to the File>Export>Layout as PDF dialog box
  6. Enter a filename and select a destination folder for your document. In the PDF Style pull-down menu, select PDF/X-1a:2001.
  7. Click Save to finish and create your PDF file.


Verify Your PDF is Ready for HubCast using Adobe Acrobat X Pro

In Adobe Acrobat X Pro, PC or Mac:

  1. Open your PDF in Adobe Acrobat X Pro.
  2. Select View>Tools>Print Production>Preflight
    Note: The keyboard shortcut is: Control+Shift+X.
  3. Under Profiles select PDF/X compliance.
  4. Choose Convert to PDF/X-1a (SWOP).
  5. Select Analyze and fix.
  6. Save your final PDF for HubCast and review the Adobe Acrobat X Pro Preflight Results.
    Note: You will need to replace the original PDF.