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www.example.com and example.com are two different addresses. It is only a common convention for web servers to be configured such that both variants work the same. This convention is not universal, and some web sites will be set up only to respond to one or the other. You need to confirm with whoever is in charge of the web site, which is acceptable to ...


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Yes, ideally all files that need bleed should have it on all sides. The bleed is an extra area that you add to your design to make sure there's no "white border" once the card or flyer is cut. The cutters that print shop use is not 100% perfect, pages might not be aligned or printed perfectly; when you add bleed, you make sure there's color everywhere ...


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It's her responsibility. That's why you provide proofs that she can freely take as long as she wants to review. A good trick is to make them write by email that they approve the proof. You ask it this way before sending the final print-ready file: "So, is this approved or do you need any more revisions?" She'll respond a Yes, or No. You got your approval ...


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www. may have valid technical reasons for being used. When a server is configured it must be set up to use http://www.example.com and http://example.com. It is completely possible that www.example.com loads the site and example.com does not. They are two, different, separate, addresses. This is all controlled by the server. Both addresses may work, or one ...


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They are trim marks used as a guides to cut the paper. Sometimes, they are double. One set indicates the limit of the bleed and the other indicates where the paper should be cut. The bleed marks are only for reference and not necessary. If you prepare a layout print-ready, it's usually better to add the trim marks; it clearly indicates what size is you ...


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These are crop marks, they indicate how the paper is to be cut after printing. This ensures amongst other things that the color reaches all the way to the edge of your paper*. But you could use crop marks to make custom sized pages, mark your signatures etc. * Printers in general can't print over page edges, they do on the other hand cut things into size ...


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If the client was provided a proof, he/she signed off on that proof, and the error was missed by the client, it is the client's responsibility. However, you should have written approval before anything went to production. If you have that. You need not do anything or feel any obligation to address the matter financially. This is the cold, hard truth. It's ...


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This depends on your contract with said client. It also somewhat depends on the situation and size of error. But in general: NO, if you provided a proof and gave a review and client says send to print then the client has signed the document off. They have approved, and that person takes responsibility. There is a extremely high chance of error in any ...


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Over the years I have developed a technique to simulate printing with glazing colors (screen printing, offset printing etc.) while working completely non-destructive, remaining full editability through the whole process and being able to easily export greyscale/bitmap masters for each color. Before we start we need to clarify what we want to do: We ...


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An excellent rule of thumb is to always have a logo and contact information on anything that can be shared individually. Realize people won't take a screenshot of your Facebook page and pass that around, but people might copy the image and pass that around. The only reasons the first image is better are because A) the text is actually readable and B) the ...


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First of all my suggestion would be to ensure that the aspect ration of the image is maintained. This is one of the most important aspect of making any design aesthetically pleasing. Secondly, my suggestion would be to create a tab on the side of the image, (As I think you have a narrower image than required. This tab can be of the color you want and can ...


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You need the contact info from the second image. But, keep it short and simple. The text needs to be readable, like the first image. A modern style really helps. The text should be readable even when it is a small image (i.e. a sidebar advert) The photo really can't be stretched. If you have a website, include it. I think it's written over the car logo, ...


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A commercial printer can not print right to the edge of a sheet of paper. In other words, there's really no such thing as "borderless" printing on a commercial press. In order to combat this, you print a little over the edge of the design on larger stock (paper). This is called a bleed. If you have content that you want to be right at the edge of a design ...


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Well you might not want to use Photoshop but regardless that means 115 inches + 3/8's of an inch is the width, and 38 inches is the height. As far as if that's the Trim or whatnot, you'd have to ask printer. If you are using Photoshop you just use a calculator to divide the fraction in this case 3/8 = 0.375 and then add the 115 to find you need to set your ...


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Here are some thoughts that hopefully arn't too off topic. In some cases it may be better to leave out some of the information on the image and place that in the message area on Facebook. One suggestion, have the only text on the image be "$40 OFF MOBILE CAR DETAILING. Example You could add the phone number to the top right. You can get more creative ...


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To add more technical background to the existing answers: Why would there be differences in DNS between www.example.com and example.comin the first place? There are many cases when one does not enter an A (or AAAA) record, but instead a CNAME record pointing to something like www42.provider.example.net. This way, a migration of www42.provider.example.net to ...


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It is one of two cellophane lamination applied after print, I comes in a film roll format, in matte and glossy, the matte one is the one that has that waxy feel to it.


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Logo and SOME contact information should be on all things. Now you don't need all of your contact info on everything. Brick and Mortar Store / Restaurant: Location is needed Online Reseller: Website is needed Service Provider like you: Phone number is needed Now this is just fundamental and gets very open quickly. For example, does someone reserve their ...


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In offset printing, the only time colors are going to appear "multiply" as on the example is when there's an overprint on some spot colors. One way to work with spot color easily is to use the channels in Photoshop and bring each part of the artwork on the specific channel. That's not as easy as working with layers when creating an artwork and playing ...


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Without bleed I don't know what size your is coupon but the minimum safe margin is 0.0625 inch (1/16"). And that is really the ultra minimum only for very small prints. Normally, it's 0.125" (1/8") and that's better too. With bleed, You can put your border within the 0.0625" all around your document but that's really thin and "dangerous", so if it looks ...


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You can use Cyan or Black or any pure cmyk (not a mix of cmyk), it should be the same price. You can choose a Pantones too if you want something like green, the cost shouldn't be a lot more. No there isn't really "a" standard, some lines use a light blue, some are dark blue like your sample. It's up to you. But if you want to get close to the most common ...


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Coming from a solutions architect perspective, I have never seen a guideline. But there is a good technical reason for making your site at runtime use "www.", and it's all about DNS (avoiding collision with SOA and NS records). So while you might want to share content that says "go to http://mysite.us" the actual hosting should be on "www.mysite.us". ...


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There's really nothing to worry about in terms of output. All that's being done is the text frame is getting a color applied to it. It's no different than placing a colored rectangle behind the text frame. Output would be the same, it's only the production method that is changing (and is easier).


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The purpose of "creating outlines" (or "convert to shape" in Photoshop) is so that no live type is included in the file. That way the person receiving the file does not need the font. They also will not be able to edit the type in a live type fashion. If you have merged your text layer with another layer, and therefore rasterized the text, there is no ...


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If I unterstood it correctly you Rasterized your text layer, right? If yes, then you have to select your text by pressing the box in front of your text layer CTRL+LM(Left mouse click) this will select the outline of your text 1. Select Marquee Tool 2. Right click on your text selection. Select Make Work Path 3. Then select the Pen tool on your ...


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One trick is to simply make the background of this logo in Photoshop a lot bigger and use the same black recipe for it! Then you won't need to use another black in Indesign and you'll make sure the same color is applied and will be printed. Here are more details on rich black and what to verify when working with black background as your design uses. ...


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My suggestion is to create narrow white rectangle box spanning the entire image width and place the discount info in that box. Use simple fonts, no glow or anything just contrasting color for the font. The rest of the info goes just below that white box with contact info on the bottom left corner.


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The key is proper contrast between text and the background. When you put text on an image, this is always a challenge. It becomes especially challenging when you have a photo like this, where there is no one particular are of dark or lightness overall. To fix that you need to layer in your own elements to create contrast. Here's but a couple of examples. ...


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In publications there is often no indicator. The lack of any content in a bound publication is enough to know it was intentionally left blank. Blank pages are really only ever an issue in loose sheet letters, where the lack of content may cause confusion. It's never an issue in an actual publication to just have blank pages. In fact often the cover of a ...



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