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Quality checking is the last and often most exhausting part of scanlation. A quality checker needs to find all mistakes made by anyone working on the chapter and fix them (or make somebody else do so). You will obviously be required to be able to spot all of the mistakes and know how to fix them. This means most quality checkers are often a jack-of-all-trades; so if you want to qc and are not familiar with a step in the scanlation process yet, check out the other tutorials.

Here a suggestion on a workflow for quality checking will be presented:

1. Check if the page is supposed to be part of a double page spread (people really forget to merge pages sometimes...).  [Cleaning - Merging]
2. Check if the page size, the cropping, and the centering are done correctly.  [Cleaning - Cropping]
3. Check if the page is rotated properly.  [Cleaning - Rotating]
4. Check for dust left over by the cleaner.  [Cleaning - Leveling and dusting]
5. Check if there are any mistakes in the english.  [Translating & Proofing - Using proper english]
6. Check the text's shaping  [Typesetting - Centering, shaping and font-sizes]
7. Check the font-sizes, margins to the bubble's outlines and the shaping.  [Typesetting - Centering, shaping and font-sizes]
8. Save the image as .png (greyscale pages) or .jpg (color pages).  [+] [-]

To have your images easily viewable, you will need to save them in a widespread and easily viewable format (.png, .jpg or even .gif). For greyscale images .png is best, because it uses an almost lossless, very effective compresssion by limiting the colors used in saving the image. For greyscale images you will still have good quality while getting lower filesizes if you set down the number of colors to something within the range of 16 to 24.
Open the "save for web" dialogue (Control-Shift-Alt-S), choose PNG-8 as the format to save to, and limit the number of colors.

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If you are going to save a color page select "JPEG" and set the quality to 80. Png would be better quality wise, but choosing it would result in huge files that load slowly through the internet.

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As a comparison between png and jpg on greyscale pages, check this out (saved as jpg on the left, png on the right):

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9. Pack the whole thing into a .zip file.  [+] [-]

Generally it is really important to have consistency in your releases. For example: don't have different fonts for the same purpose from chapter to chapter. You should check such consistencies (e.g. "has the right font been used") whenever they fit into your workflow.