Printing Tips and Tutorials

Install Cedar Graphics PDF Preset

Perfect PDF's everytime. Download our Adobe presets and watch this video tutorial Read More >>

Setting up designs for Spot UV or Varnish

Follow these design tips to get special printing effects that POP!Read More >>

When should you coat UV cured inks?

Do I really need to extra protection for UV inks? Probably not.Read More >>

Multiple page documents tips

Tips for preparing multiple page documents for perfect binding, wire-o, or saddle stitching. Read More >>

Embedded Fonts

Make sure all fonts
are embedded.

Color Profiles

Use CMYK color profiles,
not RGB.

Overprint Settings

Carefully mind your
overprint settings.

Document Bleeds

Document bleeds
should be 1/8"

Spot Colors CMYK

PMS colors are for
spot printing.

Document Size

Carefully check your
doc size.

No Important Information

No important info within 1/8" of edge.

Rich Black Color

Use 40/30/30/100 for
rich black.

Page Count

Carefully check your
page count.


Images should be
300-350 DPI.

Black Text

Use 100% Black for
small type.

PDF Preferred

We prefer print-ready PDF's.

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