BLEEDS: A sheet or page margin trimmed so as to crop the text or illustration. 

CMYK: An acronym for Cyan Yellow Magenta Black. CMYK is the colorspace that presses use to create composite images, colors, and text. 

DPI: An acronym dots per inch. DPI refers to the resolution and quality of an image. 

FONT: Also known as Typeface. A complete assortment of type of one style and size.

LOW-RES: Low-Resolution refers to an image that will not print optimally because of low quality of pixels to draw from.  

LINKS: The collection of images being placed, or referenced within an Adobe InDesign file. 





MARGINS: The space around the printed or written content on a page. 

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PDF: An acronym for Portable Document Format. It is a file format that captured all the elements of a printed document as an electronic image that you can view, navigate, print without experiencing font or image error. 

PIXEL: The smallest element of an image that can be individually processed. 

PIXELATE: To cause an image to break up or unattractively stretch pixels, as by over-enlarging the image.  

PRINT-QUALITY: 300 dpi is standard print quality. Images with a lower resolution than 300 dpi may print poorly. 

PRINT-READY:  Files ready for print that require no Prepress attention or manipulation. 

RESOLUTION: The maximum number of pixels that can be displayed or printed. Web resolution is 72 dpi and print resolution is minimum of 300 dpi. 

TYPE-SAFETY: The inner margin of a document that the text or important content should not exceed. 

WEB-QUALITY: Refers to images that were meant to be displayed on web. These images are lower resolution than ideally printed images.