Help! Tips on printing my portfolio pieces

Discussion in 'Design and Graphics' started by boohoowoofoo, Dec 8, 2010.

  1. macrumors newbie

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    Hi guys! I am wanting to reprint all the pieces of my portflio. At school when i use acrobat pro, I have a setting to put epson premium presentation paper (the kind of paper I use to print work). I also have a setting to print quality over speed, which makes the printing a whole lot slower but it looks best.

    Now I am printing at home. I have adobe acrobat x (not pro). At school we had version 9 and it was pro so had those settings. Now that I am using x and it isnt pro, I dont see a setting for quality over speed. I also dont see a setting for certain epson paper.

    Could it be a driver issue? Is it because I am not using acrobat pro? Or is it because this is version 10 and I need 9?

    Thank you guys for any help you can provide :)
     
  2. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    to clarify (because I tend to type a lot):

    I want to find the epson premium print settings in adobe acrobat (they are gone now that I do not use acrobat pro from school.


    Thank you guys!
     
  3. macrumors 6502a

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    Those type of settings are typically part of a printer driver. I am assuming your home printer and school printer are different, that could be your problem.

    As a start, what printer is at home, and what is at school (ie if you have an HP printer at home, missing the Epson page setup is unsurprising).
     
  4. thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I figured it out,

    I guess my epson printer drivers suppost acrobat 9 and not 10.

    The settings are back to normal when I installed 9.

    Thank you guys anyway! :D
     
  5. macrumors G5

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    "setting for certain epson paper" could be manually added.

    It's called printer calibration or downloading the paper / printer profile.

    Printer profile is usually available only for high end printers, not cheap home printers.
     

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