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Why does non-proportional scaling cause a problem on a printing press?

Pixels are square... non-square pixels (stretched or squished pixels) degrade the image quality. The degradation is not always overly noticeable, but it's always there. The standard guideline to never ...
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InDesign zero inner bleed not possible

Think about it this way: You are new to InDesign and this is your first time sending to print. The printer has been printing documents with and without bleed for years, before you had this dilemma. ...
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The best way to screen print and protect areas?

In my humble opinion, it is not feasible to do that with screen printing for several reasons. You would need to unstitch all the shirts first. Printing a large area needs practice, both the screen and ...
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When working in an AI file at 1/6th scale, will raster images in the document maintain their native quality when scaling up to full size?

Unlike raster image editors, Illustrator does not interpolate raster data. The pixel data in a raster image remains the same, regardless of what one does in terms of scaling the image within ...
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Should I sign an infographic?

These can be really murky waters. The question is does this fall within the scope of your work at your company. This can be answered by looking at your employment contract - there's usually a ...
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What happens if a commercial printer is using another profile than a file sent to be printed is converted to?

Generally, as a designer, your only task is to let the printer know your working space. Tag or set intent when exporting your work. If the printer provides, recommends a profile for your job, ...
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