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In Illustrator, keep your die lines in a separate layer. You can set that layer to non-print in the Layer Options dialog (double click on the layer). Checking the Template box will also make it a non-print layer: When you go to print, make sure that Visible & Printable Layers is selected for Print Layers.
There is no standard size. You're free to create a magazine at whatever size you want. Customarily a more vertical rectangle is used, but there are several magazines who utilize a more square shape.
This sounds like an enormous undertaking, and this might not be entirely the answer you are looking for; but i hope it will help. As @Lauren Ipsum points out, there are apps out there that will do the grunt-work for you. Here are two of them, the principle for both is automation of blog to print. You can get it "professionally" printed and bound, or just ...
Firstly, I would check the printer specifications on recommended paper weight (if they are listed).I have printed on heavy Bristol without any problems, however my printer is likely not the same as yours. Run a test print but turn down the amount of ink your printer uses if its an inkjet (I'm not sure how laser would work out). This will help reduce some ...
Assuming the box is cardboard, flexography is the general process used in manufacturing. As for doing it at home, it all depends on your printer. Some printers can print to cardboard but most of the time, the quality is not great. Also, it can bleed very easily on normal cardboard. Your best bet is to use sticker paper if it's just a one off project. A quick ...
If you are using InDesign 9 or 10 when you go to the print button under file - Click print - a screen will come up and at the bottom is a button for printer, click that - on the next screen you will see a box with the option to do two sided printing.
ink up the back of the cards and envelopes all you want. then consider that running thicker coated stock through a laser printer or xerox machine will result in crimps, tractor and roller marks, ghosting, and heat damage all over your pretty ink. then decide to leave the back side of the letterhead blank. save the heavy coverage for adhesive labels or ...
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