Bleeding colors or images off the side of the page InDesign CS6


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Bleeding colors or images off the side of the page

Let's say you're making a flyer and you want this background color to extend all the way to the edge of the page. Well, if this is an on-screen document, this is only going to be displayed on-screen, then this is fine, just take it to the edge of the page. But in order for this to work in print, you have to actually extend it pass 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 white sliver down one side. So to compensate, printers want you to extend the object off the page onto the pasteboard.

This is called a bleed, they print the whole thing on a larger sheet of paper and then they trim it down to where the edge should be. So I'm going to select this object and drag it out pass the edge of the page, but how far pass the edge do I want to go? Well, in order to do this it's useful to have guides and InDes...

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 CS6 Essential Training

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