Bleeding colors or images off the side of the page


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Bleeding colors or images off the side of the page

Let's say you're making this brochure and you want this background color to extend all the way to the edge of the page. Well, in order for this to work, you have to actually extend it past the edge of the page onto the pasteboard. Here's why/ Let's say it reaches just to the edge of the page, when it ends up on a printing press the paper might move just a tiny amount but you'd end up with a little white sliver down one side. So to compensate, printers want you to extend the object off the page onto the pasteboard and this is called a bleed.

They print the whole thing on a larger sheet of paper and they trim it down to where the edge should be. But how far onto the pasteboard should these objects go? A little bit? A lot? Well, it would be helpful to have some guides to guide us in this process. And we can get those guides by going to the File menu and choosing Document Setup. At the bottom of the Document Setup dialog box, you'll see Bleed and Slug options. Well, if y...

Bleeding colors or images off the side of the page
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Bleeding colors or images off the side of the page provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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