How to use it?
Making of bleed, crop marks, crop size in case of true to size PDF
When to use it?
If the original size of Pf is identical to the size of the final product. Example: if the initial size of pdf is 200x100 mm, then the size of the printed product will be 200x100 mm too.
What part of pdf is affected by it?
The color space of pdf does not change, only the dimensions change. It will receive crop size and crop marks.
What to watch for?Important elements should not get on the cropped size or outside the cropped size while preparing the bleed.
2 or 3 mm bleed has to be selected in case of graphics, images with bleed. If the graphics, image or text is not too close to the crop size, then 3 mm bleed should be selected. The 2 mm bleed could be sufficient if the number of the pages of the material is moderate.
- Pdf with no bleed, having white fame: selection from 0, 5 , 8, 10 mm is possible.
The type of bleed shall be selected:
- Original size of pdf is not identical to the final size:
Crop size preview without bleed, with crop marks
- Pdf is at the middle of the sheet with lots of white frame:
-There is bleed already on pdf, but no crop mark or crop size is present