Proofreader's Marks, Continued
Paste-up review The mechanical is ready for review after all text and illustrations are scaled,
cropped, typeset, proofed, checked, and pasted into place. This is the last
chance for correction before the printer begins to prepare press plates.
To review the mechanical, follow this table:
Review the mechanical for cleanliness.
Erase all pencil guidelines.
Remove excess adhesive.
Examine line resolution for breaks or irregularities..
Eliminate smearing and smudges.
Make sure all instructions are clear and convey exactly the
preferred finish treatment.