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Which file formats are preferred?
  • Print-ready PDFs

In which file format should I save my graphics?
  • We recommend TIFF

At what resolution should I save my graphics?
  • 300 dpi resolution is recommended

Why shouldn't I use Microsoft Office to create my files?
  • Microsoft Office files (MS Word, PowerPoint) were designed to either be printed on a small desktop printer, or to be viewed on a computer screen
  • Microsoft Office documents are created from three colors (RGB-Red, Green, and Blue) versus commercial printing, which is a four color process (CMYK-Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and Black

How do I calculate the width of my document's spine?
Our main two stocks are 50# (PPI of 520) and 60# (PPI of 444).
To calculate your spine size, please follow this formula:
  • Divide your page count by the PPI
  • Multiply the above result by 16
  • The final figure is your spine size in 16th of an inch (X/16")






File Creation



Why choose digital printing for my project?
  • Short print runs (1-1500)
  • Quick turn- around times
  • Print on Demand, eliminating warehousing costs
  • Less expensive than offset printing for lower quantities




Printing Facts and Questions



What media formats does Net Publications accept?
  • FTP
  • CD/DVDs
  • Email
  • USB
To submit files to our FTP site or through email, please contact Customer Service.



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tip sheet - Software Choice.pdf
Here are some Tip Sheets to help answer some of your questions.
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tip sheet - Microsoft Word embed fonts.pdf
tip sheet - Microsoft Word problems.pdf
tip sheet - Some Digital Printing Tips.pdf
tip sheet - Decimal fraction chart.pdf
tip sheet - Cover layout chart.pdf
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