Prepress Preparation, Continued
Format is the general appearance of the formal printed product. It includes
the size, shape, look, and feel of the finished product. Consider the physical
limitations of your production equipment such as the presses, copy camera,
plate size, screen limitations, and the finishing requirements of folding,
binding, and trimming before setting a format. The maximum dimensions of
a product are set by the size of the stock available, size of the presses, and
the capacity of the bindery equipment.
Figure 1-7 shows format configurations.
Figure 1-7.Format configurations.
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