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  • setting up a folder design...

    Hi fellow graphic designers,

    I'm in the process of creating a design for a folder that is 9" x 12", with 2 inside flaps that measure 3 3/4", from top to bottom....Basically your standard presentation folder....

    My question is this: What is the best way to set up this kind of document in InDesign, so that it is acceptable to commercial printers? Should I set up my InDesign document with 2 pages that are each 9" x 15 3/4" (assuming there is no bleed)?

    I realize that every printer is different to some degree in how they process files, but surely there is some standard method for creating and laying out the design for a folder that is printer-friendly....

    I'd appreciate any input any of you might have on the subject....thanks.
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    R.J.
    Media Moguls
    http://www.mediamogulsweb.com

  • #2
    talk to your printer.

    that said, this link might help.

    post your work when you've finished! :thumbsup:

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    • #3
      Illustrator works good with my company, but we offer templates in Illy, PS, Quark, and one other program. Again it depends on your printer...Some places cut differently
      Tapp-d
      "I has puter, I isam dsgna?!"

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      • #4
        ^^ What they said. Whoever is outputting these folders will have a template for you to download that is set up just the way they want it.

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