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Print and Paper - The Facts

Print and Paper - The Facts

December 12, 2018

Paper production supports sustainable forest management Paper manufacturers encourage forest sustainability through their purchase and use of certified wood fiber and support for sustainable forest management policies

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Why PDFs?

July 5, 2022

Why do we ask you to send PDF files? PDFs maintain quality, work across platforms (Mac & PC), and often are smaller in size than other file types. Just make sure to look at the PDF before sending it to us to be

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Proportions
Proportions

Understanding Proportions

July 21, 2020

Options for when your artwork is not proportionate to your preferred finished size.    You have a piece you like (maybe your own original art) and you want to make it into a postcard or a flyer or poster. But all

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Proofs

September 6, 2022  |  approval, changes, proof

Proofs. Who needs ‘em? You might think that taking the time to physically inspect and approve a hardcopy proof will delay your job’s completion, or push you past a deadline. Most of the time this just

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WTF

June 15, 2022  |  adobe, client file, fonts, what the font, word, wtf

  What the Font? One of the biggest problems we face with customer files is not having the same fonts they used.Fonts seem simple but they really aren’t. There are thousands of fonts and variations now in use. Some

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What is my paper size?

March 17, 2022  |  A4, format, letter, paper, size

Lately we've encountered a number of files not quite formatted as their creators intended. This is mostly due to files being created using the A4 paper size (a European standard) and not US Letter paper size (the US

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One Size Fits All

January 29, 2021  |  Acrobat, Adobe Reader, Fit to Page, PDF, Printing, Proof

But is it Fit to Print? A standard practice when ordering printing is receiving a “proof,” a version of your job to make sure everything is as you want it. A proof used to be a printed “hard copy” sample, but

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