File setup and considerations for envelopes


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File setup and considerations for envelopes

In order to complete our collateral package, let's put together a number ten envelope. That's the most common size of envelope that we use for business, and it's sized to contain an 8.5 x 11 letter folded into thirds. Envelopes are the most restrictive element of a collateral package from a design standpoint, since printing limitations and even postal restrictions can drastically affect our design. First, let's set up a new document. We'll leave our Intent set as Print, but we'll turn off Facing Pages.

I'm going to create two different pages. For our Page Size, we need to enter in the number ten envelope dimensions, which is 9.5 inches wide by 4.125 inches high. We'll leave our column settings the same; however, let's put a 0.25-inch margin around the outside. Lastly, we need to set up our bleed, so as usual, we'll use 1/8th of an inch or 0.125 inches for our bleed. Now, click OK.

Now that our document's created, we may need to reference the postal g...

File setup and considerations for envelopes
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File setup and considerations for envelopes provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Steve Harris as part of the Developing Brand Identity Collateral

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Business Design
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InDesign
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