Illustrative materials, digital files
Printing Services definition is the person who requests the job, regardless of who originated the piece
The back of a bound book connecting the two covers, also called spine
Printing the reverse side of a sheet already printed on one side
Enlargement of the original document or photo.
specialized rubber type glue used to hold loose sheets of items unto another object but allows you to peel it off later.
The type that is used for the main part or text of a printed piece
Hole punching the pages and cover of a book to be held together with a plastic comb style binder.
All material to be included in a printed work
Reduce in size by removing part of an image (mark area to be cropped - DO NOT CUT ORIGINAL)
Larger than body type, for titles and headings
A preliminary layout showing the position of illustrations and text as they are to appear in the final reproduction
A full color proof
Typeset copy vertically aligned at the left or right margin
The complete set of characters in a type style
The appearance of a printed work (type style, layout, margins, size, etc.)
Four (4) color process printing - (CMYK)
Using four colors of ink, cyan (blue), magenta (red), yellow and black with specific dot pattern and screen angles to reproduce full color on printed project.
A photograph that has been modified into a dot pattern for printing
Space out lines of type so that both left and right margins are flush
Widening or narrowing spaces between typeset characters
The drawing or sketch of a proposed printed piece
Extra spacing between lines of typeset copy (Printers used to use lead strips for spacers.)
Line copy/Line work
Any copy which contains only solid black and white, without halftones
All operations required to prepare the finished copy for printing
adding a compound to the edge of a stack of paper to make scratch pads.
A wrap around, glued paper book cover
Unit of measurement used principally in measuring lines. One pica equals approximately 1/6 inch
Basic unit of type measurement. One point equals 1/12 pica and approximately 1/72 inch
A black and white or color representation of your project to show color, layout of artwork and copy. Also see blue-line proof.
A proof from a negative used to check layout and position
To position two or more images so they are precisely superimposed
Make white areas black, and black areas white
A title repeated on each page
Bind by stapling folded sheets through the fold
Print out of each individual color used to run a specific project. used in multi color and 4 color process printing. can be paper, film or printing plate.
Bind by stapling sheets on the side near the backbone (spine)
A set of folded pages that once collated together with other signatures make a book
Book binding with plastic or wire inserted through holes punched along the binding side
Material to be printed on
The body of a page or book, as distinguished from the heading
Thermal tape bind
A process to bind pages of a book and the cover together using a special glue strip heated in a cover clamp.
A single word in a line by itself, ending a paragraph