Questions to Ask Your Printing Service When You Use Microsoft Publisher 2007

By Jim McCarter, Jacqui Salerno Mabin

Part of Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

You can set up files in Microsoft Publisher 2007 to accommodate the needs of your printing service, but you have to find out what those needs are before you start. Use the questions in the following list to make sure that the published pages will turn out as you want them to:

  • Are you comfortable working with Windows files?

  • How do you want to receive my files?

  • What is your usual turnaround time?

  • What kind of imagesetter do you use?

  • What kind of equipment do you have in your shop?

  • Do you have the fonts in my publication?

  • Do you have the creator applications for the EPS graphics that I create?

  • How much do you charge?

  • Can you outsource the work that you can’t do?

  • Can you give me some references?