- FAQs -
The purpose of the Printer Proof is to check all content has transferred correctly from the print ready PDF files you give us, onto to our machines at the factory.
There are two options for receiving the Printers Proof - Either as a Hard Copy unbound printed proof or a Soft Copy PDF file
- OPTION 1-
HARD COPY PROOF (PRINTED FORMAT)
A Hard Copy Printer Proof takes up to 3 to 4 days to arrive via Aus Post.
Included in the package will be:
The Proofs do not come bound and are not printed on the final paper stock you have been quoted (See examples below).
Once the two Proof Forms attached to the Cover and Inside pages have been approved and signed, all forms (x2), printed Cover along with all printed Inside Pages must be posted back to the factory address provided.
- OPTION 2-
SOFT COPY PROOF (PDF FORMAT)
A PDF Printers Proof only takes from 1 to 2 days to arrive to your email address via a downloadable link.
This can save you much time if turn around is tight as you do not have to wait for the mail or return via a post office (at your expense).
Once PDF has been approved we only require an email stating you have approved to commence printing of your book.
When viewing a Soft Copy PDF Printers Proof it is essential you view the PDF with Overprint turned on. To ensure you have Overprint turned on please following the following instructions depending on your Software:
For Adobe Acrobat this setting can be found here – Print Production -> Output Preview.
For Adobe Reader this setting can be found here – Edit -> Preferences -> Page Display -> Use Overprint Preview –> (set to ) ALWAYS.