The forum currently has over 500 participants, enjoying this low-cost, email-based information resource. All questions and answers are approved for technical suitability by our experienced moderators.
Known as Graphic Technology Xchange, the forum draws on the expertise and experience of independent consultants and technology users in “filtering” useful information to subscribers.
The following technical experts cover: web, PDF, colour management, digital print, proofing, workflow and application software.
John Allsopp – WestCiv
Karl DeAbrew – BinaryThing.com
Eliot Harper – Fuji Xerox Australia
Chris Heric – Web PDF (USA)
Andy McCourt – McCourt Consulting
David Zwang – Zwang & Co. (USA)
Garry Knespal (Moderator) – Executive Officer of GASAA
Some of the questions that have been running around the forum include:
“How do I view postscript files to check whether they are okay or not if I make the files off-site from the rip?”
“Where can I find information on Bar code (micro enlargement) suitable for letterpress requirements?”
“How are people managing their serial number tracking in-house with the plethora of software we have available to us and do have running across many machines?”
” We often receive PC files in Word, Publisher & PowerPoint to be worked on our Macs, utilising Quark / Indesign / Illustrator & Photoshop. What would be the best way to access these files without purchasing Microsoft Office?”
To join the online moderated forum, go to: www.gasaa.asn.au or call GASAA on 1300 131 787
For more information contact Garry Knespal at GASAA on 02 9386 1595.
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