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Bleed

What is bleed?

In printing, bleed is printing that goes beyond the edge of where the sheet will be trimmed…. The bleed is the part on the side of a document that gives the printer a small amount of space to account for movement of the paper, and design inconsistencies. Artwork and background colors often extend into the bleed area. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/

Printers

What are crop marks?

Crop mark. From Wikipedia. Crop mark may refer to: in printing, marks placed at the corners of a form to indicate where the page is to be trimmed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/

Kerning

What is kerning?

In typography, kerning is the process of adjusting the spacing between characters in a proportional font, usually to achieve a visually pleasing result. Kerning adjusts the space between individual letter forms, while tracking (letter-spacing) adjusts spacing uniformly over a range of characters. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/

Typography

What is Typography?

Typography is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable, and appealing when displayed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/

Pagination

What is pagination?

Pagination, also known as paging, is the process of dividing a document into discrete pages, either electronic pages or printed pages. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/

PDF

What is a PDF?

The Portable Document Format (PDF) (redundantly: PDF format) is a file format developed by Adobe in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/

Vector

What is vector?

Vector graphics are computer graphics images that are defined in terms of 2D points, which are connected by lines and curves to form polygons and other shapes. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/

Dots per inch (dpi)

What is DPI(dots per inch)?

In printing, DPI (dots per inch) refers to the output resolution of a printer or imagesetter, and PPI (pixels per inch) refers to the input resolution of a photograph or image. DPI refers to the physical dot density of an image when it is reproduced as a real physical entity, for example printed onto paper. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/

Moire pattern

What is a moire pattern?

For the moiré interference pattern to appear, the two patterns must not be completely identical, but rather e.g. displaced, rotated or have slightly different pitch. Moiré patterns appear in many different situations. In printing, the printed pattern of dots can interfere with the image.

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