Technical Guides


Equipment List
Credit Application



KODAK INSITE Prepress Portal (Upload Files and Proofing) (PDF)
Using Overprint Preview In Acrobat (PDF)


Preflight with InDesign CS4 through CC (PDF)
InDesign CS4 – CC Preflight Profile for 4‐color (.zip)
InDesign CS4 – CC Preflight Profile for black + spot (.zip)

Creating PDF’s for Print Production

How To: Export to PDF from InDesignCS4‐CC (PDF)
Ripon PDF Preset.joboptions (.zip)

How To : with Acrobat® Distiller 8 (PDF)
How To : with Acrobat Distiller 9 (PDF)
How To : with QuarkXPress® 8 (PDF)
How To : with CorelDRAW® (PDF)

General Technical Sheets

Adobe InDesign
Adjust Layout using InDsign CC (2019) (PDF)
Adobe® Designer’s Guide to Transparency for Print (PDF)
Creating Perfect Bound Covers: InDesign CS5_CC (PDF)
Creating Perfect Bound Covers: InDesign 1.0_CC (PDF)
Getting it Right, Right from the Start: InDesign_1.0-CC (PDF)
How to Set‐up Artwork for Spot UV: InDesign 1.0_CC (PDF)
How to Set‐up Artwork for Dielines, Score and Fold Marks: InDesign_1.0_CC (PDF)
Font Embedding Restrictions when Exporting PDFs: TechLines Font Embedding (PDF)


Technical Sheets
Submitting non‐production test files for review via WeTransfer (PDF)
Quick Reference Card: Tech Info Series (PDF)
Electronic Imaging Success with a Test Disk (PDF)
Recommended Line Screens for Halftones, Tints and 4‐Color Separations; Min & Max Dot Sizes for Halftones (PDF)
The Mystery of Dot Gain Explained! (PDF)
Some call it shingling”, we call it creep” (PDF)

PDFs with Dimensions and Drill Holes on Layers:

Body Pages 6 x 10.5 7 x 9 8.25 x 10.75 8.375 x 10.875 8.5 x 10.875 8.5 x 11
Covers – Perfect Bound 6 x 10.5 7 x 9 8.25 x 10.75 8.375 x 10.875 8.5 x 10.875 8.5 x 11
Covers – Saddle Stitched 6 x 10.5 7 x 9 8.25 x 10.75 8.375 x 10.875 8.5 x 10.875 8.5 x 11


Everything You wanted to know about Coldset/Non‐heatset Printing (PDF)
Press Proofing (PDF)
Web Roll Stock (PDF)
A Primer on Coatings (PDF)
Preparation and Arrival of Supplied Printed Materials (PDF)


Saddle Stitch Specifications (PDF)
Perfect Bind Specifications (PDF)
Bindery Support Equipment (PDF)

Inkjet & Mailing

Move Update Requirements (PDF)
CoMail — A Way to Cut Postage Costs (PDF)
Considering Every Door Direct Mail (PDF)
Mail Sortation Services (PDF)
USPS Endorsements for Standard Mail & Packaging Services (PDF)
Designing Your Mailpiece for Inkjet Addressing (PDF)