What is a bleed and slug?
The bleed and slug areas are discarded when the document is trimmed to its final page size. Objects outside the bleed or slug area (whichever extends farthest) are not printed. When printing, you can override the default location for bleed marks in the Bleed And Slug area of the Marks And Bleed area.
A slug area 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.
- When to use an InDesign Primary Text Frame. If the text of a document is being edited or created using InDesign, a primary text frame is essential. A document that follows a simple text flow, with a story or article continuing from one page to another, is a good choice for a primary text frame.
- Slugs and snails do not have iron in their blood. Their blood contains haemocyanin, based on copper. This means that they do not have an independent magnetic field.
- Preflight is the industry-standard term for this process. While you edit your document, the Preflight panel warns of problems that can prevent a document or book from printing or outputting as desired. These problems include missing files or fonts, low-resolution images, overset text, and a number of other conditions.
In newspaper editing, a slug is a short name given to an article that is in production. The story is labeled with its slug as it makes its way from the reporter through the editorial process. In the production process of print advertisements, a slug or slug line, refers to the "name" of a particular advertisement.
- A URL slug is the exact address of a specific page or post on your site. Squarespace automatically assigns a URL slug for each new page , post, or collection item based on its title. For example, if you add a page titled "About," its automatic URL slug is http://www.yourdomain.com/about.
- Slugging percentage (abbreviated SLG and also called Slugging average) is the number of total bases divided by the number of at bats. Its formula is ([Singles] + [Doubles x 2] + [Triples x 3] + [Home Runs x 4])/[At Bats] At bats are different than plate appearances.
- In the pharmaceutical industry, granulation refers to the act or process in which primary powder particles are made to adhere to form larger, multiparticle entities called granules. Granulation is extensively used in the manufacturing of tablets and pellets (or spheroids).
By definition, Bleed is a printing term that refers to graphics or design elements which extend beyond the print edge of your design piece. Bleed ensures that no unprinted edges occur in the final trimmed document. This tutorial with work in many previous versions of Adobe InDesign as well.
- The gutter margin is a typographical 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.
- To determine the resolution of an image placed in Illustrator:
- Go to Window>Document Info.
- Click on small arrow at the right of the Document Window information.
- Click on Embedded Images.
- An image 480 by 360 pixels, at a screen resolution of 72 dpi. The same image, 480 by 360 pixels, but at a print resolution of 300 dpi. A close-up of a screen representation of the image and the printed page version.
Updated: 2nd October 2019