[Scribus] lifting

pixelnate pixelnate
Mon Apr 3 23:22:39 CEST 2006

Pierre-Luc Auclair wrote:
> On Monday 03 April 2006 17:09, pixelnate wrote:
>> Every PDF that I send to a client or vendor has 1) crop marks offset by
>> 12pt, 2) .125 to .25" bleed, 3) registration marks. And when I save that
>> PDF I tell the app in the print dialogue boxes that I want to put it on
>> a page that is .5" bigger on all sides, i.e. an 8.5"x11" document prints
>> on a 9.5"x12" sheet.
>> ~Nate
> I see, my workflow is leaving the bleed in my layout soft. outside the final 
> size. For example if my final destination is a 8.5x11, I will create a 8.5x11 
> and leave the desired bleeding outside the page. Then when I send it to 
> printer, he will take the file, create the correct signature and add the 
> print marks within his imposition software. To my understanding, this is how 
> it's done.
> _______________________________________________
Sure, but giving the printer a document that has the bleed and crop area 
marked helps avoid troubles down the line.


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