Newbie help - prepare file for printers
I am a business owner and do my own design work, and while i can do the design work I am cluless when it comes to the printing side of it. Last time i exported my file to pdf to send to the printers, but when they printed it the colours were off and 'washy'.
I talked to the printers about this and they said that i needed to use CMYK.tiff images in my file before export and then that the exported pdf would be ok. Try as i might (over a couple of weeks) I never managed to find a way to properly convert the images for use in Quark - so I gave up and continued to use my RGB images.
I know i read somewhere that other software can import Quark files and handle the RGB -> CMYK conversion properly.
Does anyone know what this software might be? is it indesign?
And now - hope im not breaking any forum rules here - does anyone out there have the ability to do this conversion for me - for a fee?
basically take a Quarkxpress 9 file and prepare it for the printers with the specific object being to convert it so that the images are properly converted from RGB -CMYK?
Can anyone help with this - I dont even know what the correct questions are to ask here?