How to set up the first file you send to us for Perfect Bound Books.

How to set up the first file you send to us for Perfect Bound Books.

First goal - Determine the Flow of your Book​​​

One of the more confusing parts about book printing is how to communicate and set up files for:
  1. the cover - this typically "wraps around" the interior
  2. interior book block - the interior pages of the book​​​
When printing, there are 2 distinct files that will be sent to production and Nonstop Printing will provide a cover template for perfect bound books.

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