digital proofing

digital proofing

[¦dij·əd·əl ′prüf·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
Processes used to obtain hard-copy output directly from digital files for purposes of predicting the appearance of printed matter.
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digital proofing

Preparing a sample of printed output on a computer printer before the job is printed on a commercial press. See prepress proof and soft proofing.
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