Graphics Info/ Best Practices

Our PrePress department will handle the preflighting and output of your files from Proof to Plate.
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View our Frequently Asked Questions for answers to common questions and upload guidelines.


• 260 Dpi is Minimum for Heatset/Sheetfed, 200 for Coldset/OpenWeb.
• Set your document size equal to the desired finished size.
• Supply .25″ beyond the document edge on all Bleed Pages.
• Pictures must be in CMYK mode if you want them to print in color
• Do not use Rich Black on un-coated paper & never use Registration Black


Download our Adobe PDF Presets
PDF files are now the only accepted format for file submission.

Most newer graphics programs have an Export to PDF function. Choose Standard: PDF/X-1a:2001

If you use an older program for layout you will need Adobe Acrobat Distiller to make your PDF. If you use Distiller 6 or newer Click Here Follow the instructions in the text file to install the settings on your system.


If you are beginning a new layout download our optimized template.
Flexi / Book:
8.125×10.375 Indesign 3+
8.125×10.375 Quark 5+
8.125×10.375 Pagemaker 7
8.125×10.375 All Other (PDF file)

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