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Screening Advanced Tutorial

About this advanced tutorial

In this Advanced Tutorial you will learn all about the screening options in :APOGEE Prepress. You learn how to use Ruling Maps, Halftone Screens and Fixed Screening.

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Tutorial Objectives

This Advanced Tutorial is divided into a series of 10 lessons. In these lessons, you will learn how to:

  • Display the screen and halftone screen settings.
  • Install a halftone screen for your output device.
  • Change the screen angles for spot colors.
  • Define a default screen in the Halftone Screen resources.
  • Create a ruling map and use it to process a job.
  • Use Fixed Screening to overrule all screening settings in the incoming document and replace them with the screening settings defined in the ticket.
  • Separately specify the screening settings for objects and images.
  • Work with application dot shapes and angles by taking them from the information provided in the incoming document.
  • Keep the halftone settings that are set in :APOGEE Prepress for incoming documents.
  • Import and use a custom dot shape to process a document.

Who Should Follow this Tutorial

This tutorial has been prepared for Administrators and Operators who want to learn about Screening in Agfa Apogee Prepress by performing step-by-step procedures.


You will need approximately 2 hours to complete the lessons in this Advanced Tutorial.

  • Advanced Tutorial Objectives
  • Before You Begin
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  • Lesson 1: Screening in :APOGEE Prepress
  • Lesson 2: Installing Halftone Screens
  • Lesson 3: Defining Spot Color Angles
  • Lesson 4: Default Screening
  • Lesson 5: Creating a Ruling Map
  • Lesson 6: Using Fixed Screening
  • Lesson 7: Using Separate Screen Settings for Objects and Images
  • Lesson 8: Working with Application Dot Shapes and Angles
  • Lesson 9: Preserving Halftone Information
  • Lesson 10: Using Custom Dot Shapes


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