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> My team has written a document that an outside design
> firm is laying out for us and sending out for offset
> printing. The problem is this: Now that the firm has
> laid out the document, the screenshots are almost
> illegible. On screen and in print, the screenshots are
> pixilated and "fuzzy"-looking to the point of being
> worthless. The document hasn't gone to the printer
> yet, so there is still a little time to fix the
> The design firm requested that we send all of our
> screenshots to them as TIFs (CMYK, 24-bit, and
> "uncompressed"). The resolution of the screenshots is
> 92 DPI. The firm had to reduce the size of the
> screenshots to about 60% of their original size to fit
> them into the document. They are laying out the
> document in Quark.
> So the question is this: How do you produce
> screenshots that are "print-ready?" How can I ensure
> that the screenshots I am delivering to the design
> firm have the adequate resolution to look good in
> offset printing? I have seen many examples of
> offset-printed manuals with crystal-clear graphics (no
> matter how small).