Risk

Valid content will not be detected when applied to a no-planned overprint.

Issues

When turning overprint on, other valid contents are also disabled hence cannot be inspected.

Example

Solution

Dos:

✅ Getting your overprint settings just right.

✅ Standardize in layers.

✅ Standardize on the name to a Comprehensive Name. 

✅ Use dieline in a unique layer.

Don’ts:

❌ Mix content with Die-line or information layers.

❌ Use the same value color of the dieline and varnish invalid contents.


Tips

The following steps describe how to view information about an Overprint in the PDF :
In Adobe Acrobat

  • Tools → Print Production.

  • Choose "output preview" after opening this tool.

  • Change your "preview" to " color warnings".

  • Then check the box "show overprinting".