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It would depend on a few factors. The best solution would be for you to contact the printer and select a paper, trim size, and quantity and they can help you with the spine thickness measurement. Some printers even have auto generating templates that will ask you a few questions like this and can be able to output your measurements and even generate a ...


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Is it possible to print duotone gradient images using two pantone neon colors? Yes. What should I be aware of and be careful with when preparing the image? You should be aware that there's no way to reproduce the exact colors short of printing it. So you'll want to set up your file, but be on site for the press check to ensure it's what you're ...


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Inkscape is the best graphic design for beginners software to use; when I first started to learn graphic design that's the program I did use and still use at this moment, because it's easy to use, it's fast and it's free plus it creates vector images.


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Assuming you haven't already used up the free trial of Photoshop CS6 there will be one available for you at the Adobe website. Once you have downloaded and installed the 30 day free trial you can follow this very easy tutorial on how to remove black or white backgrounds with an example image very similar to yours. Be aware though: In the example you have ...


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You can check with your printer or online printer for guidelines/templates depending on the size postcard you are designing for Direct Mail. Any post office will tell you if your PC will work if you take a sample to them. For a 4x6 PC with a mailing panel you can see the attached for reference. I have done thousands of DM pieces and have always stuck with ...


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Under "Effect"-tab you're able to enhance the documents resolution in "Document Raster Effect Settings" if I've translated it correctly from Dutch...


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Do not trust the on-screen display of a print-ready .pdf. Ever. Seriously, any and all .pdf viewers have huge problems rendering print-ready .pdfs on-screen. One of the common rendering errors is indeed with hairlines between areas of different opacity, or intersected by areas of different opacity or blending. Mostly, these hairlines are artefacts of the ...


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You should be aware that pixels do not equal print centimetres at all. There are many factors in play in this specific problem, but mainly you should start by setting your canvas to a print size, and specify it in the final medium you want to print on. If you're aiming towards a DIN A4 document, the size es 210mm wide by 297mm tall. Resolution also plays a ...


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Your printer is not configured correctly, the problem is that your printer is configured to always deal with the color management (you need to change the conversion to automatic). When you print from preview, the preview/PDF reader applies a color conversion before printing*, it sends the file to the printer and the printer makes another color conversion, ...


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In the wikipedia article on spot color: In offset printing, a spot color is any color generated by an ink (pure or mixed) that is printed using a single run. [CMYKOG...] The two additional spot colors are added to compensate for the ineffective reproduction of faint tints using CMYK colors only. However, offset technicians around the world use ...



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