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Outlined Fonts

Before you submit artwork for print, know that you must supply all your fonts with your native file. Another option for your fonts is to outline them. Outlining you fonts ensure your message is crisp and readable; avoiding fuzzy edges. Also never use the stylization palette to bold, italicize, add drop shadow or put outline on your fonts....
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Font Size, Type and Color

To ensure readability, if you use knockout type, or reverse type, it should be larger than 5 pt. size and should only knockout one or two colors. If you are knocking out type on a 4-color image, use a minimum of 8 pt. type. If you use a serif font (with details on the ends of some of the strokes that make up letters and symbols) use a minimum of 5 pt. type, and only print the type in one...
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Resolution

RESOLUTION The resolution of an image refers to the amount of detail in the image; the higher the resolution, the more detailed the image. To make sure your printed piece turns out great, black and white line art should be scanned in as line art or bitmap at 600 dpi. Photos, color CMYK or grayscale, should be scanned in at 300 dpi for standard spot or process printing. If your image is less than 300 or 600 dpi, you should...
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