Understanding your Perfect Bound Digital Proof

Understanding your Perfect Bound Digital Proof

For correct viewing, only use Adobe Acrobat to view files. Do not use your phone to review files unless you open the document in the Adobe Acrobat phone app. Download files onto your computer first, then make sure open them using Adobe Acrobat. 
Link to free app: https://get.adobe.com/reader/
For the most power, use Adobe Acrobat Pro which comes with a creative cloud subscription.


This proof is designed to give you the tools necessary to most closely predict the final outcome of your physical book. There are two general components to a Perfect Bound book
  1. Interior book block
  2. Cover
Folder Contents

The proof file a good file to start looking at. It's our best effort to show you how your document will look once it's complete. It's not the complete way for print success though. For pure printing bliss, a graphic designer needs to review the report to fix any potential print challenges.

_reports = a detailed report that a graphic designer should review to fix potential print challenges.
_source files = the files we used to create the proof, reports, and print files.
_to print = the files we'll use to actually print if you approve
_cover template = if shown, it's the cover templates to design your cover wrap with. It assumes you have finalized your paper choice. Spine thickness is dependent on your paper choice.




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