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> From: Gilda_Spitz -at- markham -dot- longview -dot- ca
> Subject: "Print on demand" and "Docutech"
> Here are my questions:
> 1. Does the Docutech make it reasonable to print 10 or 20 books at a time?
My last company printed anywhere from 25 to 250 at a time. We used a
Docutech, and the cost was reasonable.
> 2. I assume that Docutech works with Frame as well - is that correct?
> 3. Instead of providing the printing house with the printed
> pages, I would instead generate a ps file from Frame, and send them that
> file - is that correct?
I provided PDF files. I included the .ps file on the disk, but they usually
printed from the PDF. I don't know if that's unusual.
> 4. We use the Acrobat Distiller printer driver to produce a
> ps file for Acrobat. Can we use the same printer driver, or do we need a
> different one?
> (I saw some references in the archives to a special Docutech driver.)
I never used a special printer driver (on a Mac) and they all turned out
> 5. Are there any major pros or cons that I should know about?
You can't (or I couldn't) do color on a Docutech. Other than that, I thought
it worked fine.
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