[scribus] Printing to the border

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 26 17:34:55 CET 2010

On 01/26/2010 08:44 AM, Marilyn Apfel wrote:
> Submitted on 01/26/2010
> Submitted by anonymous user: []
> Submitted values are:
>     Your contact information:
>       Name: Marilyn Apfel
>       Email Address: maapfel at xfda.com
>     About your Scribus program:
>       Version:
>       Prebuilt/Compiled: Prebuilt
>       Build Date:
>     Your operating system and CPU:
>       Type: Windows
>       Version: Vista
>       CPU type: 64 bit - x86_64/amd64
>     Your request content:
>       Subject: Printing to the border
>       Message:
> I your help!  I plan to take my brochure file to a printer for printing.
> When I print it on my printer, it does not print to the border.  How do I
> know that it will print to the border (is this called bleed?) when I take it
> to the printer?
If you think about it, not only in your local printer, but also in 
commercial printers, printing to the absolute edge is messy and a waste 
of ink.

Bleed has to do with creating a margin around your document, printing 
beyond the final document's edge by not the edge of the stock, then 
trimming the paper to your desired size.


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