Prepress Help

FILES CAN BE SUBMITTED TO TGS VIA:

CD ROM, DVD CD:
Please include a disc directory and printouts

Online Transfer:
TGS utilizes a T1 line for FTP uploads directly to our prepress department. For FTP site information, call the TGS Prepress Dept. to create an upload account. We accept native Quark or InDesign files or PDFs. Or ask your Customer Service Rep about the most suitable method for you

DESIGN INFORMATION
To avoid additional charges and potential delays, art must be submitted in a "print-ready" format*. This will ensure the highest-quality results possible. TGS uses the industry standard CMYK 4-color process printing.

Acceptable File Types:

Adobe Acrobat Document (*.pdf)
Recommended, ensures 30% faster production time and eliminates all font and file compatibility issues)
Quark Xpress 6.5 (*.qxp, *.qxd)
InDesign CS3 (*.indd)
Adobe Illustrator CS3/10 artwork (*.ai, *.eps)
Adobe Photoshop CS3 image (*.psd, *.tif, *.eps)
Bitmap Image (*.bmp)
GIF Image (*.gif)
PEG Image (*.jpg,*.jpeg)

ART SPECS
All files, including those supplied by a third party, must comply to the following specifications. Please use these art guidelines and refer to our prepress checklist* to achieve the best printing results.
Document Setup: Set to same size as final trim

Resolution: 300 dpi. Images and designs should be saved to 300 dpi at 100% of the dimensions at which they will print

Lineart scans: 1200 ppi

Fonts: Compact fonts must not be used.

Color: All artwork/files must be process CMYK or grayscale in all applications.

For additional prepress tips and help, please visit www.TabloidGraphics.net or contact our prepress department.


Thank you very much for the fast service on getting the proof to me.... Incidentally thank you very much for catching the typo on page 2. I read and reread this stuff and after awhile it all looks perfect whether it is or not. As always I appreciate your help on this project. Working with you over the years has made my life a lot easier.

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