Indesign Document Settings Speciality Print terms
  • Bleed – the bleed is the area to be trimmed off.
  • Gutter - term used to designate an additional margin added to a page layout to compensate for the part of the paper made unusable by the binding process. In a facing pages layout (Word refers to this type of layout as "mirror margins"), the gutter margin is on the very inside of both pages. Also space between columns.
  • Slug  - is the name used to describe the area outside the printing area and bleed area of a document that contains the registration mark and other printing instructions for the printer. In Indesign needs to be turned on
  • Bleed, Gutter
    and Crop Marks
  • Pagination - to indicate the sequence of pages in (a book, manuscript, etc.) by placing numbers or other characters on each leaf; to number the pages of.
  • Foil Stamping - When a foil through heat and pressure adheres to paper products.
  • Substrates - is a term used in converting process such as printing or coating as a more general term to describe the base material onto which e.g. images will be printed. Base materials include (though are not limited to): plastic films or foils
Paper types