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  • Buda
    Reply to Logo design - Need opinions about concept and composition
    Buda
    You can do some research at this stage, but without a name, it's gotta be pretty generic (which you shouldn't be aiming for).

    While you are researching, figure out the target audience your...
    Yesterday, 10:48 PM
  • Buda
    Reply to Charter Schools Brochure
    Buda
    A good start. I like the overall tone of the design.

    I'm a bit confused by how it folds too. I think the girl's face should show on the cover, rather than on the back panel. The front cover...
    Yesterday, 10:30 PM
  • bahmaine
    Reply to Charter Schools Brochure
    bahmaine
    Hi Seamas,

    You're right on all counts. Right now I expanded the picture over two folds to take up space for now. Yes, you would only see a part of her face on the cover. My problem is that...
    Yesterday, 09:49 PM
  • ISitude
    Reply to Anybody knows this font?
    ISitude
    Microgramma...

    http://myfonts.us/td-ziTgMt
    Yesterday, 09:36 PM
  • seamas
    Reply to Charter Schools Brochure
    seamas
    Overall it looks pretty nice, but how is this folded?

    It looks like when folded, the "front" cover won't have the young lady's face.

    On the inside copy it looks to...
    Yesterday, 09:15 PM
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  • slug area

    hey

    I'm trying to teach my self indesign and I would like to know what the slug area is? And what's its purpose?

    This is probably such a basic question

  • #2
    The non-printable area of the document -- outside of the page. Where you put additional notes for the printer or file prepper.

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    • #3
      ok thanks

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      • #4
        Actually the slug area does get printed. It gets added to your document if specified. It is usually cut off in final trim.

        Very useful for generating proofs with a printed sign off box among other things.

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        • #5
          There's also some neat (but very expensive) slug plugs for ID that do all kinds of wonderful docket chasing things. Mac only as far as I can see.

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