How to Print through Adobe Illustrator and the Canon Driver

How to print through Illustrator and the Canon driverAs with the post this morning about how to print through Adobe Illustrator through the Epson printer driver, the same holds true with the Canon printer driver. That is, once you’re ready to print a file, you need to know how to make the correct color management and print settings in Illustrator and the Canon printer driver. A sound workflow will help you achieve consistent results.

In the two videos below, you will learn the workflow for printing through Illustrator and the Canon printer driver using a Mac or a PC, in that order…

How to Print through Adobe Illustrator and the Epson Driver

How to print throug Illustrator and the Epson printer driverA common file type in the print workflow is Adobe Illustrator. If you don’t have a RIP (Raster Image Processor) and you’re printing through the printer driver, you need to know how to make the correct color management and print settings in Illustrator. A sound workflow will help you to achieve consistent results.

In the two videos below, you will learn how to print through Illustrator and the Epson printer driver using a Mac or a PC, in that order. We’ll follow up with a post on how to print through Illustrator and the Canon printer driver for both Mac and PC, so keep an eye on the LexJet Blog for those instructions…

How-To Videos: Printing, Trimming Banner Stand Graphics Simplified with Templates

How to trim a graphic for a banner standWhen printing a graphic for use in an Expand Banner Stand, the templates provided for Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop simplify the printing and trimming process.

Using one of these templates will allow you to print out your graphic with crop marks and cut guidelines. For retractable stands, the non-visible area that goes into the cassette is also delineated. The importance of using the templates is illustrated in the trimming process.

When trimming the graphic, all you need is a straight edge and a blade. Simply line up the straight edge on the cut guideline and trim the graphic. The result is a perfectly trimmed graphic that is ready to be installed into the stand.

The videos embedded below in the order shown include:

  • Using Expand Banner Stand Templates in Adobe Photoshop
  • Using Expand Banner Stand Templates in Adobe Illustrator
  • Expand Banner Stands – Trimming a Graphic