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Here  you will find useful fact sheets / downloads and links that you can download.  So, if you have questions like, what is bleed and how do I apply it? or What is a Print Ready PDF? you are in the right place.


To ensure a smooth process and avoid delays, back-and-forth or additional costs, it is crucial that you set up your printing data correctly. Going to print requires print files that follow certain standards and specifications.

THE BASICS

Crop Marks

Crop marks, also known as trim marks, are lines printed in the corners of your publication’s sheet or sheets of paper to show us where to trim the paper. 

Bleed

In printing, bleed is printing that goes beyond the edge of where the sheet will be trimmed. We suggest a 5mm bleed to account for movement of the paper, and design inconsistencies.

Layout

If you place important elements too close to the cutting edge, they might be cut off during trimming. We call this buffer area, leave enough safe space from the edge of the document. Around 5mm. 

MORE HELP

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Checking Your 

Document

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Document Sizes & 

General Settings

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Ensuring your Document 

is CMYK

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Exporting to PDF 

from Indesign

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Exporting to PDF in 

Microsoft Office 2007