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    Hi lux and welcome to GDF.

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    In design to Quark
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    Hello guys, i'm new here, i'm from italy and I work for a photographical magazine; I'm studying a restyling of it but i'm used to work with InDesing while right now the layout it's created with Quark....
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    Feedback on Portfolio website & work on the website.
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    Dear GDF community,

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    Was just hoping to get some constructive feedback on my new portfolio website & the work...
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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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