Exporting a EPS image

This EPS Export dialog box lets you specify an image header, user name, trapping, maintain OPI links, set fountain steps, and apply color management to a .EPS image before you export it from your Corel application. You can also specify settings for exporting text, bounding boxes, bitmap compression and color mode. The .EPS dialog box automatically displays when you export a .EPS image.

To export a .EPS image

1 Open the file you want to export.

2 Click File, Export.

3 Choose the .EPS format from the Save As Type list box.

4 Type a filename in the File Name list box.

The file extension for the format you've chosen is appended to your filename automatically.

5 Click the Export button.

To specify an image header for a .EPS file

1 Follow steps 1 to 5 from the "To export a .EPS image" procedure.

2 Click the General page tab.

3 Enable any of the following buttons:

• Include Header — lets you include a bitmap or vector preview included in the file header

• Format — lets you choose between a vector (WMF) or a bitmap (TIFF) preview format

• Type — lets you choose the color depth of the preview you are saving with your file

• Resolution — lets you set the resolution of the preview you are saving with your file

To choose a color management option

1 Follow steps 1 to 5 from the "To export a .EPS image" procedure.

2 Click the General page tab.

3 Enable any of the following buttons:

• Use Printer Color Profile — lets you export your file using the colors defined in the current printer's profile

• Composite Printer Profile — lets you use the profile you have chosen for your composite printer

• Separations Printer Profile — lets you use the profile you have chosen for your separations printer

To specify how to export text for a .EPS file

1 Follow steps 1 to 5 from the "To export a .EPS image" procedure.

2 Click the General page tab.

3 Enable any of the following buttons:

• Text — lets you export text as editable characters

• Include Fonts — lets you include PostScript font information with your file

To select a color mode for a .EPS file

1 Follow steps 1 to 5 from the "To export a .EPS image" procedure.

2 Click the General page tab.

3 Choose a Color Mode from the Send As Bitmap list box.

To maintain OPI link on a .EPS file

1 Follow steps 1 to 5 from the "To export a .EPS image" procedure.

2 Click the General page tab.

3 To use low resolution images as place holders for high resolution images, enable the Maintain OPI Links check box.

To auto increase fountain steps on a .EPS file

1 Follow steps 1 to 5 from the "To export a .EPS image" procedure.

2 Click the General page tab.

3 To automatically increase the number of steps used to create fountain fills, enable the Auto Increase Fountain Steps check box.

To increase or decrease fountain steps on a .EPS file

1 Follow steps 1 to 5 from the "To export a .EPS image" procedure.

2 Click the General page tab.

3 Use the up arrow and down arrow keys to increase or decrease the Fountain steps.

To choose a compatibility option

1 Follow steps 1 to 5 from the "To export a .EPS image" procedure.

2 Click the Advanced page tab.

3 Choose a PostScript level from the Compatibility list box.

To apply bitmap compression to a .EPS file

1 Follow steps 1 to 5 from the "To export a .EPS image" procedure.

2 Click the Advanced page tab.

3 Do any of the following:

• Use JPEG Compression — lets you reduce the size of a .EPS file by compressing bitmaps

• Quality Compression — lets you adjust the compression quality scale of your bitmap image

To apply a user name to a .EPS file

1 Follow steps 1 to 5 from the "To export a .EPS image" procedure.

2 Click the Advanced page tab.

3 Type a user name in the User Name box.

To apply a trapping option to a .EPS file

1 Follow steps 1 to 5 from the "To export a .EPS image" procedure.

2 Click the Advanced page tab.

3 Do any of the following:

• Preserve Document Overprint Settings — lets you maintain current settings on objects

• Always Overprint Black — lets you create a color trap by causing any objects that contain 95 percent or more black to overprint any underlying objects

• Auto-Spreading — lets you create a color trap by assigning an outline to an object that is the same color as its fill, and having it overprint underlying objects

• Maximum — lets you specify the amount of spread that the Auto-Spreading option assigns to an object, along with objects color

• Text Above — lets you specify the minimum font size to which Auto-Spreading is applied to

To apply a bounding box to a .EPS file

1 Follow steps 1 to 5 from the "To export a .EPS image" procedure.

2 Click the Advanced page tab.

3 Enable any of the following buttons:

• Objects — lets you align the bounding box exactly to the objects in the file

• Page — lets you align the bounding box to page extents

• Bleed Area — lets you set the amount the bleed extends beyond edge of the area to be printed

• Crop Marks — lets you use crop marks as alignment aids when you trim the print output to its final size

• Floating Point Numbers — lets you have a number with decimals

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